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Granite Peak Ski Patrol celebrates 75 years

MARATHON COUNTY (WAOW) - Granite Peak Ski Patrol is celebrating 75 years of continuous service.

Generations of ski patrol members got together Friday night for a reunion.

They honored the evolving profession. Ski patrollers say as technology has advanced, so has their jobs as they are now caring for more serious injuries.

They say people become part of a family when they are on ski patrol.

Organizers say about 190 people were at the party Friday night.

They also celebrated an anniversary for the National Ski Association which was formed in 1938.

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