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Kids learn to ski ahead of Sisu


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IRONWOOD - Ironwood's Depot Park was transformed into a cross country ski trail on Friday for the annual Depot Dash. Held in conjunction with the Sisu Ski Fest, the event offers area children a free cross country skiing lesson from local experts.

Around 30 children participated in this year's event, which is geared for kids 10 and under. Boots, skis and poles were provided as the kids learned on a special trail just for them at the park.

"It just gives more kids some exposure to cross country skiing. Something that they didn't have to pay for, but the...