Sheriff’s office issues ice warning after nine became stranded on Lake Pepin

After rescuing nine individuals from an ice sheet on Lake Pepin Sunday, the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office is reminding the public that the ice conditions are extremely dangerous, according to a news release.

“The combination of a warm winter along with the recent precipitation have created dangerous conditions. The current from the Mississippi River also complicates the ice conditions of Lake Pepin. The Sheriff’s Office advises no motorized vehicles should be driven onto the ice and that extreme caution be used if venturing on the ice,” the sheriff’s office said.


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