Published January 10, 2013, 12:00 AM

RaeLynn (left) and Monica Burkel help assemble Slush Copters


RaeLynn (left) and Monica Burkel help assemble Slush Copters in the shop Monica and her husband, Mike Burkel, own near Badger, Minn. Mike Burkel invented the Slush Copter, which eases the chore of clearing the slush from ice fishing holes, and the product hit the market in late December.
Read the article: Minnesota inventor takes the mess out of clearing ice fishing holes