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Superior firefighter John Lundberg, right, taps his head to signal the rescue boat is ready to be pulled in with himself and Maria Lockwood, center, on board Friday. Firefighter Matt Noll, left, remains in the water near Barker’s Island. (Photo by Dave Johnson of the Superior Fire Department)

Water rescue shows reporter’s not yellow

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Go jump in the lake, I was told last Friday.

OK, to be fair, I volunteered. That’s why, I found myself crossing brittle ice on the cove by Barker’s Island.


Superior firefighters had already broken through the ice not far from the bridge between the island and city. Water lapped in the hole, dotted with a few frozen chunks.

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