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Anglers with their fish house on Foot Lake seem unconcerned Thursday about the possibility of thin ice as they fish. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Fish houses, ATVs and drivers break through ice on west central Minn. lakes

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WILLMAR -- Bystanders rescued a 66-year-old ice fisherman when his three-wheel vehicle went through the ice at 2:53 p.m. Thursday on Lake Wakanda, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office reported.


The man had temporarily been trapped under the ice by the three-wheeler, but several bystanders at the scene assisted in rescuing the man by pulling him from the water and on to the ice.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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