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Blizzard exhibit formed for 10th annual Sisu races


January 9, 2019


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IRONWOOD — Participants in the weekend’s Sisu Ski Fest cross country marathon races in Ironwood will have the opportunity to step back into time when the Gogebic Range was hit with “the mother of all blizzards.”

To commemorate the 10th annual Sisu, a “Storm of the Century” exhibit has been assembled in the Memorial Building rotunda.

Visitors will be able to view photos and displays depicting the deadly blizzard of 1938 that brought commerce to a halt with 25-foot snow drifts in downtown Ironwood.

Snow began falling on Jan. 24 in the Up...

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