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Around Minnesota, the weather baffles, cancels

Posted at 9:27 AM on January 9, 2012 by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Weather

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AP Photo/The Country Today, Paul M. Walsh

The John Beargrease Sled Dog Race in Duluth has only been cancelled once in 30 years. But the warm weather put the Jan. 29 race start in jeopardy,

Beargrease officials plan to meet Sunday to decide if trail conditions are safe and snowy enough to hold the race.

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About Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.