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Published December 17, 2012, 02:24 PM

Be Careful Where You Skate, City Officials Say

Outdoor ice rinks will open in Grand Forks Wednesday afternoon at 3:30, but it's not safe to break out the skates everywhere.

Outdoor ice rinks will open in Grand Forks Wednesday afternoon at 3:30, but it's not safe to break out the skates everywhere.

The city will be discharging treated wastewater from its lagoon system throughout the winter, creating weakened ice or open water near the discharge point. Outdoor enthusiasts are advised to stay clear of the site, which is located on the Red River near 54th Avenue North. Warning signs have been placed near the site.

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