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Erickson takes 22nd at state

Hastings High School's lone representative at the state Alpine ski meet, Dustin Erickson, placed 22nd.

Erickson, a senior, finished his first run in 36.73 seconds. He finished his second run in 37.1 seconds for a combined time of 1 minute and 13.83 seconds.

The winner, Bjorn Halvorson of Minnehaha Academy, finished in 1:09.44.

The meet was held Wednesday at Giants Ridge in Biwabik.

Minnetonka won the team title, with Edina taking second and Stillwater third.

There were approximately 90 competitors in the meet.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.

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