Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Ice still much too thin to walk on

Email Sign up for Breaking News Alerts
outdoors Detroit Lakes,Minnesota 56501 http://www.dl-online.com/sites/all/themes/dlonline_theme/images/social_default_image.png
Detroit Lakes Online
(218) 847-9409 customer support
Ice still much too thin to walk on
Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

DNR officials want Minnesotans to understand that it still is too early to walk on the ice.

“The bottom line is it’s crucial that people do not let their guard down,” the DNR’s Kara Owens said, “because ice is never 100 percent safe. A few days of cold temperatures don’t create ice strong enough to hold a person.”

Advertisement
Advertisement

The reminder came Monday, three days after a DNR conservation officer helped rescue a man who was fishing and fell through the ice on Little Rock Lake in Benton County.

Advertisement
Forum News Service
The Forum Communications News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, stretching from the oilfields of western North Dakota to the plains of South Dakota and to the shores of eastern Minnesota. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please contact us.
Advertisement
Advertisement