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Sheriff: Ice Conditions For Eel Pout Festival Prompt Vehicle Restrictions

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- Ice conditions for the Eel Pout Festival have created enough concern to prompt vehicle restrictions, according to the Cass County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff Tom Burch says vehicle traffic on Walker Bay during the event will be prohibited, but with the following exceptions: snowmobiles and Class 1 & 2 ATVs.

All vehicles must be removed from the ice by noon on Friday. Motorized traffic is no allowed until Sunday at 10 a.m.

Violators will be given citations and their vehicles will be towed from the lake within the restricted period.

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