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Meet an amazing trio of snowmobile enthusiasts


February 2, 2019

Jim and Mike Hetteen at the Pequot Lakes Snowmobile Show in early January

It was a heck of a ride!

Turn back the clock to December 1966 and get acquainted with Jim Langley, who was 29 and an independent Polaris dealer in the Twin Cities.

He was ready for a change of scenery and it was some trek, all by snowmobile, from coast to coast on 1967 Polaris Colts, built in the fall of 1966 right here in Roseau.

He is 81 now, still full of excitement, an "aw shucks" attitude, and plenty of mischief in his voice.

Locally, meet Mitch Magnusson and Monica Dohmen, a couple of sweethearts, who got in touch with Mr. Langley after Mitch found a chassis on some property he had pu...

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