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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
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This Is Why You Need To Clean Your Whole Car Off After It Snows [VIDEO]

After a snowstorm, it's all too common to see vehicles cruising the highways with their windows cleaned off but snow piled high on the roof of the vehicle. While some might think it's no big deal, it can be hazardous.

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Playful Girl Falling In Ice Incites Bonanza of Laughing

Maybe this isn't the best place to be silly.

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Duluth NWS
Duluth NWS
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Freezing Rain Advisory Issued For Twin Ports Region Today

The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory until noon today for the area for light icing from near-freezing temperatures and light rainfall this morning. Roadways may become icy, so drive with caution. Here are the details from the National Weather Service:

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Use Battery Operated Socks For Comfort And Warmth At the Lake Superior Ice Festival

Battery operated socks rock!  Honestly there is so much to do the entire weekend at the Lake Superior Ice Festival you'll want to pack extra batteries for your socks.  I'm ALWAYS cold, I even use an electric blanket in July, but I'm not willing to sit out on any of the frozen fun and memories waiting to be made at the Lake Superior Ice Festival so I'm pulling out the long johns, my thermal cuddle duds and battery operated socks.

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images
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Reminder: Property Owners Responsible For Clearing Ice and Snow From Public Sidewalks

Snow shoveling is one of the dreaded aspects of wintertime in the Twin Ports. This year has been particularly challenging with the Christmas ice storm that left a mess still visible on many sidewalks, driveways, and roads around the area. Being we're expecting a brief warm-up, now is a good time to make efforts to make sure sidewalks along your property are as clean and safe as possible.

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UPDATE: Minnesota’s Frozen Ice Castle In Eden Prairie Opens January 23 [VIDEO]

A few years ago the Ice Castles were moved from the Mall of America and established in Eden Prairie, MN.  I think it's cool that people from the Twin Cities visit the Twin Ports to experience Bentleyville Tour of Lights and we can travel down to take in the amazing Ice Castles.  If you enjoy Lake Superior's Ice Caves you'll love this!

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Steven Peterson
Steven Peterson
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Duluth Man Rescues Deer From Icy Kettle River [VIDEOS]

Duluth resident Steven Peterson was returning to the Twin Ports from a trip to Missouri, when he saw a deer trapped in the ice on Kettle River near Interstate 35 north of Sandstone...

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Minnesota’s Frozen Ice Castle In Eden Prairie Opens In January [VIDEO]

A few years ago the Ice Castles were moved from the Mall of America and established in Eden Prairie, MN.  I think it's cool that people from the Twin Cities visit the Twin Ports to experience Bentleyville Tour of Lights and we can travel down to take in the amazing Ice Castles.  If you enjoy Lake Superior's Ice Caves you'll love this!

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Why Do People Chew On Ice? New GE Counter Top Appliance Makes Ice Nuggets

Like a lot of things - there are two camps:  Those who chew on ice cubes and those that don't.  Well, it looks like good news for those who like to chew on frozen water - or at least - good news for people looking for a convenient way to make ice cubes.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Gusty Northwest Winds Open Up What Was a Mostly-Covered Lake Superior [PHOTO]

Many news outlets reported over the weekend and through the day Monday about how Lake Superior was approaching almost full ice coverage for a second year in a row. Things certainly have changed a lot in a day.

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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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Extreme Photography
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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