Take a look at these photos (below) by Mille Lacs resident Steve Fellegy of the wind-whipped ice jams that piled up on the shoreline of Mille Lacs on Saturday. Above is a youtube video of the ice by Darla Johnson.
No usual opening day, to be sure.
These photos are from Picard Point on the east shore of MIlle Lacs. (Scroll to the bottom for a link to a video showing an ice jam attacking Izaty's, approaching and entering a home.
More incredible still, check out this video of an ice jam attacking Izaty's on Saturday, creeping in real time toward and into a home. It's available here.