Mild winter altering parks department offerings

Over the last two winters, Minnesotans have had to – happily or begrudgingly – deal with a lack of snow. For the Wright County Parks Department, that has changed how it has done business over the last two winters.
At the Feb. 21 meeting of the Wright County Board of Commissioners, the board received the parks department 2016 annual report. Among those things noted by Parks Administrator Marc Mattice was that many of the winter activities that are part of the annual schedule had to be cancelled due to a lack of snow. A key part of parks department programming, it has caused some headaches for outdoor enthusiasts who ski, snowmobile or snowshoe during the winter months in county parks.

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