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Superior Snowshoe Walkers excursions to begin


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IRONWOOD — The Superior Snowshoe Walkers are preparing for another season of weekly excursions on local trails.

“With all the snow we’ve had, we’ve been out already a few times,” said Sam Davey, a spokesman for the group. “We did a little work, checking the Michigan Welcome Center trail the other day. There’s no shortage of snow.”

As in past years, the group’s first event will be the Mark Fitting Annual Memorial Walk on Jan. 8, starting at Michigan Welcome Center on Cloverland Drive in Ironwood. The walk starts at 6:30 p.m.

Fitting was a local bus...