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Two Sherburne County lakes closing to vehicles

The county sheriff is closing Big Lake and Lake Mitchell to cars, trucks and SUVs because of the unpredictable ice. The sheriff says an SUV carrying three people broke through the ice on Big Lake on Sunday, Kare 11 reports.
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The county sheriff is closing Big Lake and Lake Mitchell to cars, trucks and SUVs because of the unpredictable ice. The sheriff says an SUV carrying three people broke through the ice on Big Lake on Sunday, Kare 11 reports.

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