Thee fire departments were involved in the rescue, the Brainerd Dispatch reported on Wednesday night. "Stay off the ice, that’s just a huge thing," said the Brainerd fire chief.
Over 20 stranded anglers rescued from floating ice on Lake Mille Lacs
Emergency crews had to rescue more than 20 people who found themselves trapped on an ice sheet about a half mile off the north shore of Lake Mille Lacs. Kare 11 says no one was hurt. It's not clear what caused the ice to break off.