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      Summer merger will heat up winter skiing

      I n the midst of summer some great winter news is coming out.

      Blackjack Mountain and Indianhead Mountain are merging. The target closing date is expected to be sometime by the end of July. At this time the terms and pricing of the purchase are not available. More information is expected after the sale if done.

      In a press release on the resort merger, Indianhead General Manager Barry Bolich said, ""We are extremely excited about the opportunity to operate these resorts and tailor our offerings to produce the best possible ski experience to Midwest skiers. We already have the best snow, and together we would have the best terrain and the best runs, and the ability to offer all of this in a seamless one-ticket package."