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Tree lighting kicks off holiday season


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IRONWOOD - Slight flurries helped to boost the Christmas spirit as the Jack Frost tree was lit at the Depot Park on Thursday night.

"The Jack Frost Festival of Lights will begin tonight," said Mike Meyer, executive director of the Ironwood Chamber of Commerce to a crowd of approximately 50 people gathered near the tree as the bell rang out to mark the 6 o'clock hour. "As you can see, we have lights all around us and tonight we are going to light the biggest light of all (the tree).... Now if it would just snow a little bit more, it will look a little...