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Jumpin' Jack Frost: Colorful parade draws large, happy crowd

 

December 8, 2022

P.J. Glisson/The Globe

ENJOYING TIME with Santa Claus during Ironwood's Jack Frost Festival on Saturday is Lerah Andreoli, 7, of Bessemer. The event, which also included Mrs. Claus, Jack Frost and an energetic elf, was held at the Incredible Bank in downtown Ironwood.

By P.J. GLISSON

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IRONWOOD - Despite wind chill near zero on Saturday night, the Jack Frost parade in downtown Ironwood, drew a large crowd and offered a dazzling array of 40 entries loaded with colored lights and other creative details.

Viewers came ready to battle the weather with long coats and faces hidden behind scarves or hats - some of which sprouted reindeer horns and flashing lights.

Beyond that, the old saying of "cold hands, warm heart" took on broader meaning as everyone also took apparent comfort in a wealth of community spirit.

"It really went off very w...



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