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Ski season starts early in eastern Minnesota

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TAYLORS FALLS, Minn. (AP) — The ski season is open at Wild Mountain in Chisago County, a sharp contrast to the water slides that were operating two weeks ago.

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Ski hill operators say Oct. 7 is the earliest start on record. A chilly start to October created the right conditions for the hill in Taylors Falls to begin making snow.

Amy Frischmon tells KMSP-TV as soon as it dips below freezing they have a crew ready to turn on the snow-making guns.

Rebecca Selig is a Freeskiing World Championship 2009 winner. She was at Wild Mountain for a promotional event this weekend and says she was happy to hit the slopes so soon.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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