Minnesota crews working to rescue more than 100 people stranded on large ice chunk on lake

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Minnesota first responders were working Monday to rescue more than 100 people from a large chunk of ice that broke free.

The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office said the ice chunk broke free in the Upper Red lake, almost 300 miles north of Minneapolis. 

A fisherman is seen fishing on ice. A large chunk of ice broke free Monday in Minnesota's Upper Red Lake, stranding more than 100 people, authorities said.

A fisherman is seen fishing on ice. A large chunk of ice broke free Monday in Minnesota’s Upper Red Lake, stranding more than 100 people, authorities said.
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Authorities urged anyone else on the ice to evacuate to JR’s Corner Access, which offers ice house rentals and fish cleaning.

“There is a temporary ice bridge to get across the open water,” the sheriff’s office wrote on Facebook. 

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Upper Red Lake is located near the Red Lake Reservation. Temperatures there were around 35 degrees Fahrenheit on Monday afternoon.

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