Frozen floodgate causing problems on Lake Shafer

WLFI File Photo
WLFI File Photo

WHITE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) – A frozen floodgate at the Norway Dam is making Lake Shafer very dangerous in the cold.

White County EMA Director Dean Mullens said he was alerted of the frozen gate on Tuesday. He said it is making the water levels in Lake Shafer go down, making it dangerous for snowmobilers and people in the area.

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