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Beware of thin ice as temps vary


November 27, 2020

Beware of thin ice, cold water

It’s that time of year already. Ice is starting to form on lakes and rivers in Northern Minnesota. Now is a good time to refresh yourself on ice safety recommendations, courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

-Prepare for a potential fall into cold water. Cold water immersion is more likely to end in a drowning rather than hypothermia. Wearing a life jacket is your key to survival; it can keep your head above water and give you the time to get out of the water or ice safely. Bring safety equipment that could save your life: rope, ice picks...

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