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A rider bursts over the start/finish line and flies through the air during the J&K Marine Beach Bar 200 USXC race in Detroit Lakes Saturday morning. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Subzero temps don’t stop racers from taking to Detroit Lakes’ ice

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After blizzard conditions swept through the lakes area Friday night, it looked like the J&K Marine Beach Bar 200 USXC Late Model Cross Country Snowmobile Races, set for Saturday morning in Detroit Lakes, might be in jeopardy.


“When I went to bed Friday night, I was wondering if we were even going to have a race Saturday,” said Brian Nelson, owner of USXC Racing.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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