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Brief window for cross-country skiers

Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
From left, Halle Shine, Geoff Strelec, Tori Strelec and Patrick Nieto take advantage of Wednesday’s snowfall to ski through Fox Island County Park on Thursday morning. The snow didn’t last, though, and the trails were closed by noon. To check the status of trails at Fox Island and Metea county parks, go to