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Little Sisu a Big Winner

IRONWOOD - January 17, 2011 -The 2011
Pictured above is Katie Erickson and her dad Scott Erickson. Katie participated in the opening of the Sisu Ski Fest. This year a new event was added to the high profile Ski Festival, a 2K and 5K contests for kids aged 5-15.

The organizers of Sisu tagged the event "Lapset Loppet" (Kid's Ski Event) and was sponsored by the River Valley Bank. The kids as well as the adults present, had a great time at this event.

Most of the 120 participants were from Ironwood’s Elementary Schools. The School District is in the third year of cross country ski program. Directing today’s event was Paulette Niemi, who is responsible for the XC program at the IASD. Funding has been achieved through generous grants from Atomic and from the American Berkebeiner Foundation.



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