The Free Press, Mankato, MN


February 7, 2013

Waseca students harvest ice



Karen went into more detail: “We put it in a metal bowl and leave it in for two days and check on it. Usually, it’s frozen. Then I chip it up with my favorite knife.”

What about ice-cube trays?

“Oh, yeah. My mom bought some a few days ago.”

The Historical Society conducts the ice harvest event in conjunction with the agricultural interpretive center Farmamerica and a host of community volunteers.

This is the 10th year the event has been part of Waseca’s Sleigh & Cutter Festival.

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