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'Ice Ribbon' in UP Town is Another Way to Enjoy Winter

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You don’t have to be an Olympic speedskater to glide along an icy loop in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

The city of Houghton has created a skating path at Kestner Park.

Five laps around the “ice ribbon” equal about a mile.

Brad Barnett of the Keweenaw Convention & Visitors Bureau said it's another way to enjoy winter in the U.P.

The ice was created by flooding a paved path.

Officials were inspired to do something after seeing the popularity of a frozen canal between Houghton and Hancock in December.

Skaters, hockey players and the curious flocked to the ice. 

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