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Ice traps freighter in Muskegon Lake

MUSKEGON, Mich. -- Weeks of sub-freezing temps mean Muskegon Lake in Michigan is freezing early and this early freeze has created some trouble for freighters who still have shipments to make.


One freighter got trapped in the thick ice on Monday and had to be pulled out by a tug boat.


The crews say normally Muskegon Lake does not freeze up until after the first of the year and they still have two more big shipments to make before then. They now say it will depend on weather.

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