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Local ice conditions poor

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The cold and snowy weather may make it feel like the heart of winter outside, but ice conditions on local waters are still precarious in some areas.


The weather so far this season has created low-quality ice locally, deputy Scott Powers said. Between large amounts of snow in December and varying temperatures causing ice to thaw and freeze, there hasn't been a chance to create the thick, clear ice that is safest for walking or driving on, Powers said.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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