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Adaptive Weekend at Great Bear Ski Valley

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Instructors at Great Bear team up with the VA and Sanford Health to give everyone the opportunity to try their hand at skiing. This was the fourth year of Great Bear’s adaptive weekend. It gives people living with visual or mobile impairments a chance to hit the slopes. Experienced skiers and volunteers are there to help guide people…

Great Bear Welcomes Fresh Snow

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Snowy weather can cause some stress. While some are wishing for warmer times others were outside embracing the cold. “This is normal. It’s South Dakota,” said Snowboarder, Taya Kopman. For skiers and snowboarders there’s no better weather. “Actually took off my coat. Once you go down a couple of times you get pretty hot, so it’s not that…

Great Bear Open for the Season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Recent cold temperatures have made for the perfect snow-making conditions at Great Bear Ski Valley in Sioux Falls. Staff there have been busy in the last few weeks making snow, which they do with their snow gun machines. All that snow has piled up enough to open for limited ski runs. Last year, the park couldn’t open…

Someone You Should Know: Silver Anniversary on Skis

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- It’s a special day for a long-time water ski show in Sioux Falls. The team is celebrating independence day and their 25th anniversary with the biggest and best show they’ve ever put on. Our reporter Miranda Paige spoke to the man who’s kept it all going since day one. He’s someone you should know. Jim Bruns, Founder…