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Diana Meyer, Deerwood, took this photo as family members enjoyed time on ice boa

Flying across frozen waters


A certain group of sail boaters in the lakes area like their air temperatures frigid and their water frozen.

And this season, at least in the early days of winter with freezing temperatures and no snow, they were able to pursue their passion of skating across the ice driven by the wind.

Avid ice boater, Diane Meyer, Deerwood, was plying the frozen waters of Bay Lake in December.

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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