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Sisu races into Downtown City Square

 

January 11, 2022

Charity Smith/Daily Globe

DAVID JODA, of St Paul, Minnesota, is first to cross the Sisu race finish line on Saturday in Ironwood's Downtown City Square.

By CHARITY SMITH

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IRONWOOD - For the first time in the history of the Sisu Ski Fest, racers took off from ABR Trails in Erwin Township and headed for the finish line in Ironwood's Downtown City Square. In years past, the race had finished in the parking lot that was once there, and before on nearby Aurora Street.

"It was great, there was a lot of room for spectators and people loved the backdrop behind the stage. It's a big improvement," said race director Jackie Powers.

Powers said she had to pull together a real "Ironwood snow-shovel brigade" of volunteers to tak...



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