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John DeFeo;
John DeFeo;
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What Should I Eat To Survive A Cold Northland Winter?

You can only bundle up so much.  You can only turn the thermostat up so high.  Sooner or later, you need to think about other ways to help "survive" a Northland winter.

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Alex Wong;
Alex Wong;
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What Are The Coldest Cities In America? Duluth’s Ranking May Surprise You

It seems like every year or so someone puts together a listing of what the "coldest cities in America" are.  A new list from Huffington Post was just released a day or so ago - ranking the Top 50.

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Roger Mcclean;
Roger Mcclean;
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Why Aren’t Schools Closed Today? What Criteria Is Used To Determine When To Call Off School On Account Of The Weather

When the weather forecast takes a turn for the worst in the winter, parents of school-age children know what question follows:  "Will we have school tomorrow"?  Sometimes the answer to that question is an easy "no" but often there are other factors at work that make it a difficult one to determine for school administrators.

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TSM Duluth
TSM Duluth
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If It Is Illegal To Leave Your Vehicle Running Unattended, Are Remote Car Starters Illegal in Duluth?

In a conversation that was started this morning with a story about warming up vehicles before driving them in this excessively cold weather, we pointed out that the City of Duluth has an ordinance on the books that says it is illegal to have an unattended vehicle running. This, of course, had a lot of you curious if that included the usage of remote car starters. We contacted the Duluth Police, and here's what we found out.

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mkrberlin, ThinkStock
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Stop Letting Your Car Idle to Warm Up! All You’re Doing is Wasting Fuel

It's been deeply engrained in our minds to let your vehicle warm up before driving it during subzero weather like we're currently experiencing. While that was once good advice, truth is you don't need to anymore.

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Andrei Malov;
Andrei Malov;
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What Are Sundogs? How Do Sundogs Differ From Rainbows?

While a rainbow is perhaps a familiar term to most people, sundogs - their closely-related weather partners - are not. So what exactly are sundogs?

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What Is Hoarfrost? Learn About Mother Nature’s Flocking Method

One thing we know about winter by living in the Northland:  Even though Mother Nature gives us an excess amount of cold temperatures and extra-large snow piles, we also get to enjoy the beauty that this season offers.  One of the phenomenons that is common in this part of the country is hoarfrost.  But, what exactly is hoarfrost?

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Irina Igumnova;
Irina Igumnova;
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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)
(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)
(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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