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Corps finds Lake Pepin ice thicker this year as annual measurements begin

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The whine of an airboat skimming across the ice on Lake Pepin last Friday is a sound that spring may be nearing.

The airboat is used by crews from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as they cross Lake Pepin to take annual ice measurements.

The Corps takes ice measurements at this location each year to predict the navigational outlook on the Upper Mississippi River.

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