The Minnesota DNR is warning all residents to stay off the ice on area lakes and rivers.

The Minnesota DNR is warning all residents to stay off the ice on area lakes and rivers.

The DNR reports that there have been multiple incidents in the past few days of animals, people, or both, falling through the ice and needing rescue.

Most of the ice on lakes, ponds, and rivers will completely melt this month, so it is always better to be safe than sorry.

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