Cold, clear cubes: A look back at local ice harvesting
About 50-60 years ago, ice harvesting was the second largest industry in Becker County. Second only to timber and logging, ice harvesting has now become a novelty with many stories now just a memory.
Last week's Brown Bag Lunch series at the Becker County Historical Society featured ice harvesting, and the historical society is also sponsoring an ice cutting demonstration on Saturday as the ice is cut for the Polar Fest Plunge.
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