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BEMIDJI – This winter is shaping up to be one of the most dangerous on Minnesota waters in recent memory.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Friday that there have been six ice-related fatalities so far this winter season, which runs from November to April. That includes one missing person who fell through the ice while snowmobiling on the St. Croix River.


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John Hageman
John Hageman covers local business and Grand Forks' legislative delegation. Get more business news at 
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