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Ice up: Outdoor rink opens early

The ice rink opened unusually early this year, thanks to cold weather. Skaters can switch on the automatic timer to turn on the lights, which will remain on until 10 p.m. for both the hockey and open rink. The downstairs warming shelter in the ba...

Garfield outdoor ice skating rink
The Willmar B-Squirt boys hockey team practices Tuesday evening at the Garfield rink in Willmar.(TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)

The ice rink opened unusually early this year, thanks to cold weather. Skaters can switch on the automatic timer to turn on the lights, which will remain on until 10 p.m. for both the hockey and open rink. The downstairs warming shelter in the basement of the school is scheduled to open Christmas weekend.

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