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To the Editor:


January 12, 2017

Ice safety reminder

To the Editor:

Petersburg Search and Rescue would like to issue the following warning.

The recent cold temperatures have caused local lakes and some streams to freeze allowing for recreational activities out on the ice. However this weekend’s predicted warm temperatures and rain will cause the ice to melt and weaken. Please be extremely careful on or near the ice, especially with children.

If someone falls through the ice if possible reach

out to the victim without

leaving shore. If you venture out on the ice to reach for them the already weakened ice may collapse c...

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