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Published March 01, 2011, 09:58 AM

VIDEO: Minnesota man builds a 64-foot tall ice sculpture in his backyard

Big Lake, Minn. (WDAY TV) - When the world gives you lemons, you make lemonade. When the winter gives you cold, snow and ice, you make this...

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

A Big Lake man is creating an ice sculpture in his backyard that's so big, it looms over his 2-story house.

This is the third year Roger Hanson has built an icy wonder with the waste water from his geo-thermal heating system. It measures 64-feet in high and is 85 feet wide.

Roger is a computer programmer and he says it's one way to put all his skills to use.