Ice measurements canceled for the year

The 2023 commercial navigation season started March 12, when the Motor Vessel Phillip M Pfeffer broke its way through the ice of Lake Pepin to travel to St. Paul.

Whichever boat is the first to traverse Lake Pepin this year may not encounter much ice on the lake, if any.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is tasked with supporting commercial navigation on the river, usually measures Lake Pepin ice weekly beginning in mid-February.


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