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Norwegian Icebreaker Heads up the Mississippi River

December 31, 2010 (Minnesota) – As you may have seen on the news it’s been very cold in Minnesota – so cold, in fact, that the US Corp of Engineers has borrowed a Norwegian Icebreaker to clear the Mississippi River for freighter traffic.  The Icebreaker is starting near Winona and working its way northward. Here is a picture as the hard work of ice breaking begins. Impressive!

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