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8 fishermen rescued from floating ice near Bay Shore Park in Brown County

8:47 AM, Jan. 8, 2013
Ice rescue on Green Bay
Ice rescue on Green Bay: Eight fishermen had to be rescued from the bay of Green Bay Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, when the chunk of ice they were on cracked and floated away.
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Eight fishermen were rescued Monday morning after being stranded on drifting ice just off Bay Shore Park beach in northeastern Brown County.

One of the fishermen used a cell phone at 9:23 a.m. to report he was on a broken ice chunk in the bay of Green Bay, Brown County Sheriff's Lt. Steve Perry said.

The U.S. Coast Guard and New Franken firefighters also responded and set up operations at Red River Park in Kewaunee County, which is about four miles northeast of Bay Shore Park. Temperatures were near 25 degrees and a total of eight fisherman were found on two separate portions of ice that likely were ...

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