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Some lakes see earliest ice-out in years

Warm weather and strong gusts of wind are opening up lakes far earlier than usual, and anglers and resort owners are eager to get a jump on the season.
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Warm weather and strong gusts of wind are opening up lakes far earlier than usual, and anglers and resort owners are eager to get a jump on the season.

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