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Ski Gull celebrates 50th anniversary with name change

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Fifty years ago, in the summer of 1962, Lt. Gov. Karl Rolvaag dedicated the newly built Mount Ski Gull.

The dedication featured an amphibious duck, a band, four dancing girls and the newly crowned Miss Mount Ski Gull, Miss Andrea Hricke. Mount Ski Gull began with three T-bar lifts, eight runs and an 800-square-foot chalet.


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