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Cross-country ski intro tour set for Feb. 5 at Eagle Creek

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extra Willmar, 56201

Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

An introduction to cross-country ski tour will be held Feb. 5 at the Eagle Creek Golf Club in Willmar.

Equipment, instruction and refreshments will be available from 3 to 5 p.m. at no charge in the 19th Hole room at the golf course. Anyone wishing to reserve equipment may contact any of the organizers. Snowshoeing is also welcome.

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Members of the Willmar Nordic Ski Club and Willmar High School Nordic ski team will be present to provide instruction and information about the trails. The high school and YMCA will be providing equipment, and the Willmar Senior Citizens Club will serve refreshments. The weather postponement date is Feb. 19.

The Willmar Nordic Ski Club grooms more than five kilometers of trails on the back nine of the golf course and on adjacent state land. Level and gently rolling trails are groomed for both classic and freestyle skiing.

The event is co-sponsored by the ski club, ski team and Willmar Community Education and Recreation.

For more information contact LeAnne Freeman at 320-231-9797, lfreeman@ci.willmar.mn.us; Brad Haugen at 320-444-2301, haugenb@willmar.k12.mn.us; Forrest Peterson at 320-262-2664, forrestwpeterson@gmail.com; or Tim Daniels at 320-222-9622, timdaniels@kandiymca.org.

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