Strong Winds Blow Ice off Lake Mille Lacs, Blocks Crow Wing County Hwy.

Updated: 04/27/2014 6:19 PM
Created: 04/27/2014 5:46 PM
By: Cassie Hart

Ice blown off of Mille Lacs Lake by high winds blocked part of Highway 169 in Crow Wing County on Sunday morning.

A crew used heavy equipment to remove the ice on the road, which was near Garrison. The ice blocked the road for more than an hour. Traffic was back up and people had to turn around and look for another way to get to their destination.

Video courtesy of Melanie Llewellyn and Bill Eno of Twin Pines Resort.

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Few Clouds
78° | 59°
  • Feels like: 69° F
  • Wind: WNW 6mph
  • Humidity: 58%
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