By Brianna Hollis, Multimedia Journalist at WAOW
It's almost time to lace up your skates in Downtown Wausau.
Crews began working on the 400 Block's ice rink Friday.
After weeks of above-average temperatures, it was finally cold enough to start the project.
Locals said they're excited to hit the ice and spend time skating with their families.
"They enjoy coming down here, especially during the evenings when the lights are on," said Bob Schneider of Wausau. "And going to some of the local restaurants down here."
The rink is expected to open Dec. 17.
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