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Police Remind Riders to be Smart on the IceSubmitted: 01/10/2013

Hayley Tenpas
Evening Anchor/Reporter/Producer
htenpas@wjfw.com

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MINOCQUA - Warm temperatures lately mean the ice on our lakes is thin.

An ATV went through the ice on Minocqua Lake last week.

It happened near the Pointe Hotel and Suites.

The ATV rider was pulling a snowmobile when the ATV's back end and the front of the snowmobile went into the ice.



No one was hurt and the machines didn't go all the way through the ice.

Police say this is a good reminder to be smart on the ice.

"Just remember that there is no such thing as completely safe ice. You are on the ice at your own risk. If you are going to be on the ice with a snowmobile or ATV, please stay on the marked trail," said Minocqua Police Chief Andy Gee.

The hotel has marked areas where it is safe to travel on the ice.

The snowmobile trail has been moved to the middle of the lake.


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