Media Resources: 2013


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Big Lake Man Creates Giant Ice Sculpture
By Jessica Miles, Feb. 19 2013 at 6:16pm cst.

Big Lake Man’s Robot Turns Winter Into Art
BIG LAKE, Minn. (WCCO) – Roger Hanson is a man of many trades. He’s worked in construction, engineering, and computer software, and all of those skills came together when he decided to create a massive ice sculpture.
By Susie Jones, Mar. 22 2013.

Ice Tower Collapses, Spring Must Be Near
Roger Hanson has been building these ice towers for the past seven years at his home in Big Lake, Mike Binkley reports (0:51). WCCO This Morning – March 25, 2013

The iceman of Big Lake
By Bob Collins, 7:14 AM on February 12, 2013

Ice Man Roger builds 100ft-wide, 62ft-tall sculpture, wants the world record
By Olivia LaVecchia Mon., Feb. 18 2013 at 8:30am.

Signs of spring: Roger 'Iceman' Hanson's 64-foot ice sculpture collapses
By Olivia LaVecchia Tue., Mar. 26 2013 at 9:15am.

Time lapse video By Roger Hanson Apr. 26 2013.