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Muk UP ski race draws competitors of all ages

By P.J. GLISSON

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BESSEMER TOWNSHIP - This year's mild winter resulted with more grass than snow on Saturday, but skiers still threw plenty of powder as they competed in the annual Muk UP at Black River Basin.

Snowmaking at the Snowriver Mountain Resort site made it possible for the fundraising event for Team Z to proceed as usual with a crowd of supportive spectators at the bottom of the hill.

"The snow is great here right now," said Dan Tregembo, director of Team Z, a youth skiing group that prepares kids of ages 5-17 for the Ironwood Red Devils Ski team.

"This is the f...

 
 
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