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Nordic Skiing: Bairds win classic portion of Lumberjack Jaunt


Owen Baird skied a first-place time of 49.02 and Heather Baird’s winning time was 1:22.58 in Sunday’s 16-kilometer classic race during the Lumberjack Jaunt at Northland Arboretum in Baxter.

Ty Hadrits of Brainerd placed second in the classic.

The excitement came out of the men’s 16K skate race where Brad Kuzel of Guthrie topped Brainerd’s Tim Dirks by one second for the win.

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