Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Snowshoeing through drizzle for cause

By TOM LAVENTURE

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IRONWOOD - With temperatures hovering around freezing and a cold drizzle coming down, people still showed up for the annual fundraising event Saturday evening at Miners Memorial Heritage Park.

The annual Candlelight Snowshoe and Ski fundraiser is meant to have families navigate a one-mile course through the park that is lighted by candlelit bags. With the cold drizzle coming down it didn't look promising for a crowd but groups of people were still shoeing through at the start of the two-hour evening event.

"We usually have about 250 to 300 people...

 
 
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