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Volunteers save horse from icy pond


Eight local volunteers, in the middle of the night, helped save a horse that had fallen through the ice in a Douglas County pond recently.

Ron and Virginia Keller live outside of the Crown Point area on Pendell Road. After coming home from dining out March 10, they realized they didn’t know where their two horses were, thinking it unusual the horses weren’t waiting for their late-night snack of apples and carrots.

Ron searched his property far and wide, wearing a headlamp and carrying a flashlight, eventually hearing a faint whinnying noise.

The horses, a mare and a young male, had app...

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