Compacting snow, cold temps should help ice conditions
January is the coldest month of the winter on average, but the first 11 days of this January have been milder than normal.
The days are getting longer by more than one minute per day, with a gain of 48 minutes of sunlight during the month of January.
The ice conditions in the Bemidji area continue to slowly improve, with between 12 and 16 inches of ice on most lakes.
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