Fifty Lakes man dies in crash

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Skiers readying for winter, excited by snow so far


Dale Bakk has been too busy shoveling snow, plowing and cutting up fallen trees to enjoy winter just yet.

But that doesn't mean he hasn't been looking longingly at his set of cross-country skis, anticipating the feel of winter's bounty under his feet.

"They are already out and they are waxed and ready to go," Bakk said Wednesday with a laugh. "I just need to get the trails done so we can get the family out and go."

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