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Sno-Cats on parade


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BESSEMER TOWNSHIP - After a run of days with sub-zero temperatures, Saturday's mild temperatures filled the ski slopes at Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort.

But the base of the hill also had an additional crowd of folks reveling in the 2023 Midwest Cat Clowder, which provided an opportunity to view a parking lot full of vintage Sno-Cats and groomers.

A playful sign warned "Caution: Cat Crossing" while some of the engines rumbled, emitting the dense, distinct odor of diesel and gas.

Mostly, there was an air of joy as people of all ages wandered and joked, wh...