On Monday evening, Feb. 1, half a dozen young people were enjoying the ice at the Bloomer skating rink by the golf course. With temperatures in the upper 20s at 5 p.m. it was a nice evening for outdoor winter activities. Warmer weather this winter made it difficult to get the rink flooded but now with cold temperatures predicted for the next couple of weeks the ice should be here to stay for awhile. Due to concerns about COVID-19, the city decided not to open the warming house this year.