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Ironwood Chamber holds virtual tree lighting ceremony

By Charity Smith

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IRONWOOD - The annual Jack Frost Festival tree lighting ceremony took place Thursday night in the park next to the Historic Ironwood Depot, without all the traditional fanfare.

In years past, singers from the Ironwood Area Schools have performed carols, an organ played, and refreshments of hot cocoa and cookies were offered, according to Mike Meyer, president of the Ironwood Area Chamber of Commerce, which hosts the event. However because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony was very simple this year.

"Normally we have a couple of hundred people her...

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