Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on June 30, 1998 · Page 8
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Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan · Page 8

Ironwood, Michigan
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Tuesday, June 30, 1998
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THE DAILY GLOBE. Iroowood, Ml — Tuesday. June 30. 1998 Page 4 Runrwrt share a »odaJ moment at the start before the terious business of a Paavo Nurmi Marathon begins. Heritage Festival tuned to state sesquicentennial The growing Iron County Heritage . Fextival include* 150 rea- »or>* for participation in 1998. Tho*t* reaj*oru* are the 150 year* of Wisconnin hintory being cele- b rated during the festival, which ha*.be«n designatt-d a Wi»<;on*in Jie*f^uic«nU;nni:il Event. From a July 21 golf. tournament to an Aug. '9' poetry reading, the festival inctudex Komething for History IK tht" key, HO the II«ri- t,»(.;o Fi-Htival Prirrtdt- — at 2 p.m. July '25 in Hurley — will bring tin: theme to lift-, an will the July 25 living history wulkmg tour of the Hurley tavern district. An a!l-«chf>f>l' reunion will be held July 2/5, bringing Hurley grada of all generation* together. Montreal ha* an Aug. 1 reunion and tailgate party. The Paavo Nurmi Marathon i» set fr<r Aug. 8. Th* variety of experience i* infinite, including an Aug. 1 walking tour of the Montreal Historic Dtctrict and a miner*' reunion. th* county fair at Saxon July 31- Aug. 2, • voyageur-*tyle trek and (bod event* from a brat fry and * Fmm*h ethnic dinrier to a spaghetti dinner, » barbecu*, • corn rtxwt and a ptf roaat. In addition, *p«eial event* and attraction* *r* tcheduled daily throughout the county. For further informatkm, contact Iron County Derelopment Zoo« Council, Box 97, Hurley, WI M534-O097 or call <715) 561- Wtt or < by fax ) ( 7.1 ft) 5« 1 -3 103. The «-m*jl *ddrrM it cc ffifiTTASE AKEA Wls«'onsiri rrlcbrulrs lt» Se.tqufccntrnnlal. I50lh Blr t hdijy, in 1 <*!W. Iron County played a slRniflcjinl role In r>taf;!ish*mg Wisconsin's pUiff In natlon;il and inlrtnailonat Iniflri hlslr>ry. Tlie brnvrr hai rajje In Kuropr, opened tip International trade routes In l)ierotjnty as early as th« 16OO'.s. l^jtrr Iron ore mined In the region fed thr growing atitonv^blle Industry, Iron County's unkjuehlMory Is, as the lllleof (he 1993Centennial B<x->k read*. "Hooted in Resources"-- Not only the resources found in the iron ore mines and hj«h (orrsts, but in !he people who orttlrd the region, opening up Wisconsin's Northwood* (or the future. Come experterx?e Iron Count/* rich heritage,.. It Is alive today! ,, EAGLE BLUFF GOLF CLUB — OPEN TO THE PUBUC — ~yt*m ENJOY OUR 18 HOLE. SCENIC COUF COURSE, GAS CARTS. Cl.UB RENTALS. TEE TIMES REQUIRED RHu in our b**u<ifuJ, icrv^mrd. m conditioned < fn>m out i Paavo Nurmi Marathon set for Aug. 8 Finns* tire welt tinder way for the 30th nnnivi'rit.iry. running of the Paavo Nurmi M.nrnthon Aug. 8. The race bogin* at 7:30 a.m. at the Connie Loden Starting Line in Upaon and winds it* way through the community* of Iron Bdt, Pence. Montreal, Gil* and on into Hurley, finishing on historic Silver Stn*t. Co-directors for the race are Tina. Faruolo and Dorren OTVinnt-l! Registration i* open and orag- niz*r* are expecting about 5OO runner*. ' Three level* of competition are available, from full marathon* to two- and fivc-pemon relay team*. Final regintration i* from 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. on Aug. 7 at the Hurley Area Chamber of Commerce'* n*.-w office* located at 316 Silver Street. Srvcrol events will *urround the race. Wisconsin State FU'p. Barbara Lin ton will be prcwnt for the torch lighting ceremony on the evening of Aug. 7. A get-together it pUnn« J for after the race «t Riccelli Park. There will be award*, rat* nnd mu*ic. Last year* male and female winner* Joe Perake and Sandra R**dy of Minnesota will hopefully b« back to defend their title*, according to Paruolo, who i* ai*o th« chamber* new director. "Our committee ha* been hard at work. They, including former chamber director Ricky Kelly have been very helpful in this my finrt year at this," *a id Paruolo For registration information, call the chamber at (715) 561•4334. Photography event set EAGLE RIVER. Wia. — A weekend outdoor photography workshop featuring field trip* to th* waterfall* and wetland* of northern Wisconsin i* *et for July 23-26 at Trees For Tom or- row in En^le. Riv«-r, Doug Moore. senior media «pe- .fit the University of Wis- conHin-Steven* F'oint will h*; the lead instriiL-tor for the coursw which in appropnatc for beginning U> inU-rme<liut« lt.-v<rl nhut- tcrbui;-i wlio UH<- .SLH-styU; 35mm cameras. "nu'ri; art? ;i Varitrty of *tp<'ci.'il- ix<-d tfthnujui-^ anyone can to aipturo nharp. Vivid 'and com- p<-ilinK imrv^r'.* of outdoor «ub- , Mrwre. "We'll bt learning and practicing tho«« techniquc-a during the work*hop whkh will feature field trip* to «evrral water-rich, photogenic location*." Moore *aid the workshop will feature on-*it« proce«iing f«T quick fi*dback on the u*« of new technique** learned during tin-' seminar. He a)*o said the fotir day course can be taken for university credit, Tree* For Tomorrow' i* n residential natural renourco* edur.v tinn cenU-r. The workshop, fee u( $'JOO cover* all meals, lod^'ini!, inxtrud'ton and field trip* for the Thursday through'Sunday HT.II- nar. .Participants should furni>h their own camera and Him. C-iil! >-WX)-83*-9472 for more information or a registration pocket. P.O. V45M HORSE'S COR Bar and lounge «.vtji rmerr-MuwLrr, m Hurte/sBest Ho* Spot-Featuring a Largo Dance Floor, the Latest in lighting and Sound and Featuring Two Ban

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