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Several rescued after falling through ice on Lake Superior

Yeah ... don't go on the ice.

Duluth may have had a smattering of snow this week but that doesn't mean it's in any way safe to walk on lake ice.

Authorities across Minnesota have been issuing warnings all week about how the lake ice is unsafe as the weather warms up.

But it didn't stop a handful of people who headed out onto Lake Superior on Saturday, who required rescuing after falling through the ice.

Duluth police said emergency responders were called to two incidents at the ice pack on Park Point, noting that the ice there is "unstable and dangerous."

The first saw a 13-year-old boy fall through, followed by an adult who was trying to rescue him.

Another adult was able to pull both of them out.


– Father dies, son injured in lake ice fall.

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A few hours later, a 47-year-old woman fell through the ice after trying to get one of her dogs out after they'd fallen in.

Two St. Louis County Sheriff's deputies were able to keep her head above water by holding her hands while lying on the ice.

It comes a week after an 82-year-old man died and his son was injured when their off-road vehicle went through the ice on Prairie Lake.

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