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Northland 300 hits the trails

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No one would have blamed the Northland 300 organizers if they had cancelled their event in 1996. The annual snowmobile ride was in its seventh year, but the conditions were treacherous--a whiteout blizzard hit the Northland. But the snowmobilers bundled up, jumped on their sleds and made the trip anyway.


"We never cancel it," founder Kathy Karkula said.

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LaReesa Sandretsky
LaReesa Sandretsky is a Two Harbors High School graduate and Duluth native that began working at the News-Chronicle in 2012 as a reporter. She took over as editor in 2014. She covers County Board, including the Lake County broadband project.
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