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xcorvis Feb 7, 2011 07:04 PM

Any tips on where I can get bags of crushed or small chip ice for a party? Crushing a lot of ice by hand is a real pain.

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  1. bob s Feb 8, 2011 07:23 PM

    I'd ask at your local supermarket. If I recall correctly, both the Rainbow and Lund's in Uptown (my nearest grocers) carry crushed ice.

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      xcorvis Feb 9, 2011 06:29 AM

      I haven't seen any at my local Cub, but I'll try some other grocery chains. Thanks!

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        xcorvis Feb 12, 2011 12:49 PM

        I've tried 5 nearby grocery stores, my usual liquor stores and a couple convenience stores, and none of them had it or even knew anyone that carried it. Any suggestions for Saint Paul locations that are known to have crushed ice?

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        xcorvis Feb 12, 2011 02:05 PM

        After calling about 20 places and having no luck at all, I found the Ace Ice Co in Minneapolis sells 35 lbs bags for pretty cheap.

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