Ice fishermen brave the brisk weather on Lake Irving on Thursday afternoon. With the recent heavy snowfall, officials are urging caution as the new snow can act as an insulator and make it difficult for lakes to make new ice. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)
What lies beneath? Officials urge caution as large snowfall can act as insulator to lakes making ice
BEMIDJI -- Beware of thin ice.
More than a foot of snow blanketed the region this week, and all that new snow acts as an insulator atop lake ice, making it treacherous out there for ice fishermen and others.
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