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Guest author Karin Emond is a freelance writer and photographer from Green Bay, Wis. A former Daily Mining Gazette reporter,
Karin has also published articles in Keweenaw Today, the Porcupine Press and
the Finnish American Reporter.
Heikinpäivä 2002 filled with firsts and fun
-- Guest author and photographer Karin Emond recounts the highlights --
including the first-time events -- of the Jan. 18-19 Heikinpäivä Mid-Winter
Festival. From the parade to the lumitalo (snow house) opening to classes
in Finnish cooking and birch bark weaving, Karin's article and photos capture
the excitement and community spirit characterizing Hancock's celebration
of the area's Finnish heritage. more
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