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Credit: Nick Cooper / TSM Duluth
Credit: Nick Cooper / TSM Duluth
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What Is The Best Season In The Duluth Area?

What season is above the rest when it comes to the Duluth area? 

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Gaining More Attention
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Spring Cleaning Should Be The Time For Changing Smoke Alarm Batteries, Checking Filters, and Safety Drills

Now that weather is starting to warm up and spring is here, a lot of people start cleaning their home and getting rid of things. A couple of things should be added to the list when you are spring cleaning. Test and change your batteries on your carbon monoxide detector and your fire alarms,  also change your filter on your furnace. Here's a little help when you are changing batteries.

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TSM - Nick Cooper
TSM - Nick Cooper
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Annual Spring Cleaning On Bong And Blatnik Bridges Starts This Week

I guess you could call it another sure sign of spring:  the annual salt/sand sweeping on the Bong and Blatnik Bridges - and the "Can of Worms" interchange and Boundary Avenue to 21st Avenue East area of I-35 starts this week.  Crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation are alerting drivers to be aware of the process and to use caution when approaching the work convoy.

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Google To Buy Smart Thermostat Maker Nest For 3.2 Billion
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Changing Batteries, Checking Levels, and Safety Drills Should Be Priority For Spring Cleaning

Now that we are starting spring I urge you to start looking at your smoke alarms and other safety items around your house. Carbon Monoxide detectors and Fire Extinguisher. Also, re-connect with your family on safety measures.

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Dan Kitwood, Getty Images
Dan Kitwood, Getty Images
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When Will It Green Up This Spring? Here Are the Average Dates of When the Vegetation around the Twin Ports Comes to Life for the Year

This spring's constant back-and-forth between 30 degree and 60 degree days is making it seem like it is taking forever for spring to finally show up. Just how far off from average are we from seeing our lawns and trees greening up for the season?

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How Do I Get Rid Of Road Salt And Sand? Cirty Of Duluth Invites Residents To Dispose Of WInters Leftovers At Approved Collection Sites

Northlanders know that the spring melt brings back all of the road salt and sand that's leftover form the past winters road crews.  Those remnants can be harmful to our local waterways if left to wash down storm sewer drains.

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Mats Ylinikka
Mats Ylinikka
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When Can We Expect Frost In The Twin Ports?

Northlanders love to watch the weather - especially those that garden!  One of the tell-tale signs of winter starting (or ending) is the first and last frost date.

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(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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Springtime Means Cleaning, And Checking Your Alarms And Batteries

We are finally losing some of the snow, with all the fast melting, we have some dry conditions on our hands. Now is a good time to check all your safety alarms. Have your fire extinguisher checked, check your smoke alarm, make sure batteries are fresh.

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Claudio Divizia
Claudio Divizia
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5 Things To Do Before Summer; Accomplish These Projects Now So You Can Enjoy The Season Later

The countdown to summer is on!  As winter and spring finally give way to nicer weather - this is the perfect time to think about accomplishing some projects around the home...

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(Photo by Carlos de Andres/Cover/Getty Images)
(Photo by Carlos de Andres/Cover/Getty Images)
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Spring Cleaning Offers A Chance To Make Some Money From Unused Things Around The House

Yes, I know the weather has not been our friend. So many people waiting for the weather to change to more spring like weather. Well, I say, don't wait! Start spring cleaning now, here are a few ways to help your wallet.

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Source:  Old Shoe Woman via flickr
Source: Old Shoe Woman via flickr
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Spring Truck Weight Restrictions Have Been Lifted For Southern Minnesota

Officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation want to inform drivers that while spring truck weight restrictions on state highways in the Twin Cities Metro and the southern part of the state have been lifted, they are still in effect in the central, north-central, and north frost zones.

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Gusty Wind Pushes Ice Onto Shore and Into Houses on Mille Lacs Lake [VIDEOS]

Cold and windy conditions and ice still covering many Minnesota lakes made fishing opener an uneventful day for many anglers. While ice hampered fishing plans, it also damaged buildings along the shore of Lake Mille Lacs.

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