A rash of early ice-out dates since the late 1990s has been noticed by fisheries managers, climatologists, naturalists and lake biologists around Minnesota. Here is a look at historical data from 13 lakes around the state.

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Northern Minnesota lakes

Central Minnesota lakes

Metro area lakes

 

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METRO AREA