News Ice huts must be removed by 11:59 p.m. TODAY SHARE ON: Smith Autumn, contributor, Monday, Mar. 31st, 2014 Well there’s one sign that spring is on its way! The deadline for removing your ice huts is today. Ice hut operators in Haliburton County have until 11:59 tonight to remove their huts. If they’re not removed, fines can range from $150 to $25,000. For more information, visit the MNR website.