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Appleton couple enjoys life on slopes

By TOM LAVENTURE

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IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — When winter arrives Fran Frye and Mark Stoeger leave Appleton, Wisconsin for the slopes of the Upper Peninsula.

The two rent a condo and along with season passes they are ski patrol volunteers at Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort.

“It’s our first day at Powderhorn but not our first day skiing this year,” Frye said Monday. “We ski patrol at Pine Mountain and we were there a little while yesterday.”

The conditions were perfect, she said. The surface grabs nicely and doesn’t feel icy. There is a beautiful corduroy on it and the staff...

 
 
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