Nampa dad constructs ice castle in front yard

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NAMPA, Idaho (AP) A Nampa family is getting a little joy out of the area's sub-zero temperatures after a father built an ice castle in his front yard.

The Idaho Press-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2jviRBp ) that Jared Mundell used an orchard stepladder strung with Christmas lights, a drippy hose and Nampa's freezing temperatures to build an almost 20-foot ice palace.

Mundell says his daughters are big fans of the Disney film "Frozen" and love having their own frozen castle. He says he hopes the castle, which glows at night, brighten the mood of his neighbors during the unusually snowy and cold winter.

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Information from: Idaho Press-Tribune, http://www.idahopress.com

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