Rescue on hold for stranded pelican
NEW LONDON -- Rescue efforts are on hold for a lone pelican stranded on a small, frozen lake west of New London.
If the weather warms up and the ice melts, a rescue attempt could still be made.
But despite the best intentions of a rural Willmar couple to summon help Thursday to rescue the juvenile pelican that apparently can't fly, wildlife and law enforcement officials say going out on thin ice now to rescue the bird would put human lives in danger.
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