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Three people rescued from thin ice in Monroe County

Brad Williams

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Monroe County is warning people to watch out for thin ice, after a weekend rescue mission near Tomah. 

An adult fell through ice in a marsh at Mill Bluff State Park on Saturday, while tracking deer with two 14-year-olds. 

Rescue crews were dispatched to the area, and found that the three were safe, but unable to reach dry land on their own. 

The three were evacuated with the help of an inflatable boat used by firefighters.

 

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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