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Muk UP brings out youth, adults to ski fundraiser


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BESSEMER TOWNSHIP - Skis were flying last Saturday at the third annual Muk UP, which is a fundraiser for Team Z, an area ski-racing team for kids from age 5 through 17.

Mild weather and plenty of team spirit helped to draw a large crowd at the base of Black River Basin in Bessemer Township.

Although Team Z is for kids, the Muk UP included adult competitors as well, with some coming from as far as Marquette, or from the Wisconsin areas of Rhinelander, Ashland and Washburn.

According to Team Z Director Dan Tregembo, 85 racers participated this year, rangin...