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COWABUNGA — Riders line up before the Irontown Rail Jam on the first night of festivities.

Opinion — Time spent with the snow god

Fischer Genau February 22, 2023

Legend speaks of a god that lives deep in the frozen woods of Tapiola, Michigan, a remote village in the far reaches of the Upper Peninsula. Its name is Heikki Lunta. It is said there’s a magical song...

RAIL JAM - Skier flips off of a feature during the finals of last year’s rail jam held in 2022. The Irontown Rail Jam returns Friday, Feb. 3, during the Heikki Lunta Winter Festival in downtown Negaunee.

Second annual Irontown Rail Jam to return during Heikki Lunta Winter Festival

Fischer Genau February 3, 2023

The second ever Irontown Rail Jam will take place today, Feb. 3, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in downtown Negaunee. Both skiers and snowboarders will compete and ride various freestyle features like jumps...

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