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Depot Dash acts as pint-sized cross country skiing race


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IRONWOOD - A Jan. 6 Depot Dash was a big success last Friday, drawing several dozen kids to a track circling a pavilion at the Historic Ironwood Depot Park.

The kids - who delightedly called out to friends as they arrived - had the choice of using cross-country skis or snowshoes, which were available as needed for anyone who did not arrive with their own.

A Snowshoe Book Walk was held in conjunction with the cross-country race, which wasn't really a competition and merely encouraged kids to circle the track as many times as they wished, starting and stop...

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