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Copper Peak plans take flight

By P.J. GLISSON

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IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The COVID-19 pandemic resulted with a local silver lining when Copper Peak, an Ironwood Township landmark, received a $20 million grant from the American Rescue Plan Act.

That was announced in the spring of 2022, and progress toward using those funds to refurbish the famous ski jump has been in the works ever since.

Copper Peak officials now have announced that construction bids for the following two site projects are expected by the end of February: 1. A tower project that will include the refurbishing of the existing unit, alo...