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Lake Superior nearing rare ice-over: While areas of open water remain, about 91 percent of lake has some ice

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By John Myers / Duluth News Tribune

DULUTH – A frigid winter is pushing Lake Superior toward a complete ice-over for the first time since 1996, although there’s still a ways to go before you can skate from Duluth to the Soo Locks.

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