Ice Road

Lake of the Woods ice road opens for second year

(photo: visitwarroad.com)WARROAD, Minn. – A 37-mile ice highway in Minnesota that takes motorists across Lake of the Woods to the Northwest Angle is open for the second straight year. The toll is $250 per vehicle. The road costs an estimated $1,500 per mile for plowing and other upkeep. It begins in Warroad and ends at the Northwest Angle resort community,…

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Part Of Minnesota Cut Off To Car Traffic Due To Closed Canadian Border

  A part of Minnesota is cut off from the rest of the country because of COVID-19. But now there’s a way to drive there without leaving the U.S. A plowed 30-mile road connects the Northwest Angle to the rest of the U.S. It opened last week. 22 miles of the road are over the ice on the Minnesota part…