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WinterFest festivities go on despite chill


Chilly weather didn’t stop residents and visitors from enjoying old-fashioned winter fun in celebration of the 10th annual Crosslake WinterFest on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 1-2.

The Crosslake office of the Brainerd Lakes Chamber hosted the weekend activities that included fireworks, SoupFest, dogsled and wagon rides, the Crosslake firefighters’ pancake breakfast, helicopter rides, a snowmobile rally and radar runs, ice car races, a vendor extravaganza and more.

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