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Freezing temperatures opens Marion ice rink

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MARION (KWWL) -

For cold weather lovers, these frigid Thursday temperatures brings the opening of Marion's ice skating rink, located in Thomas Park.

The city of Marion, tweeting out Thursday that the ice rink is officially open to the public.

A few skaters braved the cold weather to play hockey, making their mark on what was an untouched ice pad.

The rink will be lit up daily from dusk until 10 p.m. 

Last winter, the rink wasn't able to open until early January.

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