At one point during the winter, we wondered whether all of the ice would ever leave Lake Superior. About 10 percent of the lake is still covered with ice, but the Coast Guard has ended its ice-breaking operations for the year. According to sources, summer is coming.
Lake Superior Magazine has put together a time-lapse of the year in ice.
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Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.