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Be Safe: November Is Peak Month For Deer-Vehicle Collisions

It probably comes as no surprise to long-time Northlanders, but the month of November is the peak period for deer-vehicle collisions.

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What Does Grape Salad Have To Do With Thanksgiving In Minnesota? New York Times Article Claims The Side Dish As Minnesota’s Quintessential Thanksgiving Compliment

Have you ever heard of Grape Salad?  Does it play a large part of your families Thanksgiving meal?  Apparently the New York Times thinks so!

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What Are The Safest Cities In Minnesota? Two Northland Communities Make The List

As things go, northern Minnesota is a relatively safe place to live.  We're semi-safe from natural disasters and for whatever reason, we seem to have relatively low crime rates - as compared to major metropolitan areas.

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Minnesota’s Grain Belt Sign To Shine Again; Iconic Beer Sign Bought By August Schell

Although it's been dark for more than 20 years, the Grain Belt Beer sign that graces the skyline on Nicollet Island may be brought back to life soon.

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Minnesota Wraps Up 2014 Road Construction Season Just In Time For Old Man Winter

One of the most ambitious road construction seasons in recent memory has officially wrapped up, according to the MInnesota Department of Transportion.  More than 308 projects were worked on by the state over the course of the winter months.

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Two Northland Roadways Re-open With Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies On November 7

The summer road season is wrapping up and that's good news for Northland drivers as two roadways will re-open to traffic on Friday, November 7 - following repairs from the flood recovery.

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What Do I Need To Know About Winter Driving? Minnesota Winter Hazard Awareness Week Happens November 10-14

With snow in the forecast, a lot of people are preparing to dust off those winter driving skills.  The Minnesota Department of Homeland Security Emergency Management is helping with a full week of spotlight information.

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How Important Is Railroad Transportation To The State Of Minnesota? Officials Solicit Public Input For The 2015 Minnesota State Rail Plan

You can make a difference!

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Minnesota Department Of Transportation Eyes Funding Recipients For Safe Routes To School Grants

The Minnesota Department of Transportation wants to give away money.  There's only two catches:  You need to apply for it and you need to be a school.

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Chip Somodevilla;
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How Can I Find Winter Road Conditions For The Northland? How A Change In Descriptions For Winter 2014-2015 Will Make It Easier To Understand Road Reports

Hazardous.  Difficult.  Good.  What do those terms really mean when Mother Nature has unleashed her brand of snow and ice on our Northland roads?  Starting this winter, you'll have a better guide.

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ElyTo See Major Road Work In 2015; Public Meeting Will Highlight The Plans On October 14

Saint Louis County Public Works is looking ahead to road construction projects planned for the summer of 2015 season. One of those projects is the reconstruction of 8th Avenue in Ely, between James Street and Camp Street.  A public meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, October 14, at 6 PM at the Pioneer Apartment complex, 114 North 8th Avenue in Ely. Public Works engineers will present information on what’s being planned, as well as the expected work schedule.

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International Walk To School Day Is October 8; Minnesota School Children Are Encouraged To Participate

More than 40 schools statewide are participating in International Walk to School Day Wednesday, October 8, to encourage students, parents, teachers, community members and organizations to get out on sidewalks and trails. The event is anticipated to draw participation from more than 4,000 schools from all 50 states, plus Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico, as well as 40 countries around the world.

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