With temperatures rising, the snow is melting, leaving behind some artistic ice sculptures around Wadena. The Wadena area lucked out with observed snowfall of anywhere between 5-8 inches on March 9. Meanwhile Detroit Lakes had observed snowfall of 12-18 inches, during the March 9 snow event, according to the National Weather Service.

Temperatures are expected to remain at or above freezing for much of the week and through the weekend.