Published November 28, 2012, 12:00 AM

Snowmaking machine at Buena Vista Ski Area

Snowmaking is in full swing at Buena Vista Ski Area north of Bemidji, and the popular downhill skiing destination opened for the season Saturday. Also open for the season is Frostfire Ski Area near Walhalla, N.D. Both sites are about a two-hour's drive from Grand Forks. (Photo: Buena Vista Ski Area)
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