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Mt. Zion to open today


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IRONWOOD — After a couple of miss starts, the Mt. Zion Ski Area plans to open today. The hill was originally scheduled to open on Dec. 19, but the opening was postponed twice due to a lack of snow.

Jim Vanderspoel, director of Mount Zion Operations and the Ski Area Management program at Gogebic Community College, told the Daily Globe Tuesday that there wasn’t much snow, but he said it is skiable. More snow was in the forecast later Tuesday.

“It is marginal. Tomorrow morning it will look a lot different then it does today,” Vanderspoel said. He said th...

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