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When Do New Winter Truck Load IncreasesTake Effect? December 8 Marks The Shift In Regulations For The Season

You can't stop the march of time - or - Mother Nature for that matter!  December 8 marks unveiling of new inter truck load limits for Minnesota roads - according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

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Duluth Jingle Bell Run/Walk This Saturday In Canal Park To Raise Money For Arthritis

The Duluth Jingle Bell Run/Walk gets underway this Saturday starting at 8 am. This event is a fundraiser for the Arthritis Foundation and wins awards for one of the best themed races. Arthritis is nation's leading cause of disability. You can race, or you can just walk however far you want to.

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(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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20 Mistakes To Avoid During the Winter Season

Although we're not yet in the depths of winter, now is a good time to examine things we definitely do not want to do, courtesy of the Weather.Com After reading the article, I picked up a couple "don't" things I've been doing. Maybe you will too.

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Bryan Sikora, ThinkStock
Bryan Sikora, ThinkStock
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Thin Ice-Related Fatality This Weekend Serves As A Reminder To Keep Ice Safety In Mind

With colder than normal weather and ice developing on area lakes sooner than usual, the temptation to venture out on area lakes has many folks itching to head out and enjoy some frozen-water sports. Officials caution enthusiasts that while it has been cold and ice is present, ice thicknesses are still on the low end on many lakes.

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(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Interesting Weather Stats On Men and Weather

With the cold and snowy weather upon us, I've found some interesting statistics about men and weather. According to an article in Mens Health, one in seven men would choose the ability to control the weather over any other superpower.

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By: Chip Somodevilla
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By: Chip Somodevilla Getty Images News
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Today is Snowplow Driver Appreciation Day in Wisconsin

I can't tell you how many times the snowplows have saved me. They've gotten me to work in deplorable conditions, and gotten me home safely when the weather conditions were so bad I shouldn't even have been on the road.

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Category: Featured, Outdoors, Weather
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Watch Majestic Timelapse of Vicious Buffalo Blizzard

Just how bad was the snowstorm that pounded Western New York this week? Watch this and see for yourself.

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(Photo by Julie Denesha/Getty Images)
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Six Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make While Heating Your Home This Winter

Heating your home in the winter months here in the Northland is always a challenge, and expensive too. This year, heating costs have gone up, but there are ways to fight back by avoiding these six mistakes

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Category: Featured, Lifestyle, Weather
Irina Igumnova;
Irina Igumnova;
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Cold Weather Snap Sets New National Record: November 18, 2014 Coldest Morning Recorded Since 1976

This has been an unseasonably cold week or so - and we're not even to Thanksgiving yet.  As if you needed another sign that things are in the deep-freeze, the nation set a new cold weather record on Tuesday, November 18 - with the coldest recorded morning temp since 1976.

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Extreme Photography
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Ice Forming on Lake Superior Weeks Ahead of Schedule

Waking up to temperatures near zero degrees this morning made it feel a lot more like January than mid-November. Beside making us all dream of warmer weather, those unseasonably cold temperatures are leading to abnormally early ice on the greatest of the Great Lakes as well. 

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(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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Minnesota Winter Hazard Awareness Week Underway, Good Reminders To Be Prepared

Winter made a quick appearance in Minnesota and Wisconsin this year.  The snowfall was a good reminder of what season we are transitioning to.  Now it is time to get ready for the upcoming winter season.  Vehicles are getting a pre-winter check-up, snow removal equipment is being prepared for use, winter clothing is being seen etc.

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Steve Mason
Steve Mason
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2014-2015 Winter Season Starts With a Roar: First Snow Storm Snowfall Totals

Winter isn't even officially here yet (it starts Sunday, December 21, 2014), but the winter storm season has officially started.

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