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Wednesday, 15 January 2014 15:07

Cold temps freeze Highland’s lake

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Lindenwood Lake, a four to five-acre stretch of water in Highlands, froze over last week during the area’s record-cold temperatures. Michelle Ruigrok, program assistant at the Highlands Biological Station, said she was able to stand on the edge of the frozen pond, where it appeared to be frozen several inches deep. However, she said it was hard to tell how deep the middle of the pond had frozen.  

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