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Warm weather has meant a winter of poor ice at local outdoor skating rinks. Here, grass peeks through a slushy, melting rink at Highlands Park in Cottage Grove. Bulletin photo by Jon Avise

Skating plans on ice as weather wreaks havoc with south Washington County outdoor city rinks

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Warmer-than-normal winter temperatures have benefited the backs of weary snow shovelers - but they've also put the skids on skating at area outdoor rinks.

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Cottage Grove's dozen outdoor ice sheets were closed over the weekend after temperatures soared - relatively speaking, at least - into the mid-40s late last week following a brief cold spell that had allowed parks officials to open three of the city's six warming houses.

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