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Festival Ironwood continues to draw crowds, offer fun


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IRONWOOD - Mother Nature continued to bless Festival Ironwood during Thursday activities at the Historic Ironwood Depot Park.

Although several activities occurred on Wednesday evening, the official opening ceremony took place late Thursday afternoon.

Ironwood's American Legion Post No. 5 presented the colors, and Alyssa Schwab sang "The Star-Spangled Banner."

Legion participants included Joe Kuker, Joe Lauzon, Gary Olkonen, Jim Peterson, George Plaistow, Sulo Romo, George Smith, Ron Trone and Marion True.

Donned in red festival t-shirts, festival co-chai...