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Chisholm’s Coach Bob McDonald Finishes Out Final Year In Style

More years ago than I care to admit to, I had Bob McDonald as a teacher for World History.  He was also someone that I knew as a classmate of my dads in high school and of course I was aware of his basketball career - even though I never played sports in school.

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Can It Snow When It’s Really Cold? The Science Behind The Myth That Cold And Snow Never Go Hand In Hand

Live in the northland for any length of time and you'll hear the adage:  It can't snow when it gets cold - or - it's too cold to snow - or - something along those lines.  And it's true, there appears to be a correlation between the temperature and the chances of significant snowfall.  But what about the science behind the claim?  Is there factual evidence that can back the claim up?

Yes and no.

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(Photo by Neil P. Mockford/Getty Images)
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Pancake Breakfast To Benefit Cathedral School Athletic Association – Sunday, January 26

In conjunction with Catholic Schools Week, the Cathedral School Athletic Association is sponsoring a Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, January 26 in Cathedral of Christ the King's Kress Hall - from 8AM to 12:30PM.

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Source:  Superior Police Department
Source: Superior Police Department
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Superior Police Look For Dylan Pattee; Felon Warrant For Burglary Charges

Have you seen this man?  The Superior Police Department is looking for the public's help in finding Dylan Pattee - who is wanted on felony burglary charges.

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Source:  Jessica MacDonald/TSM
Source: Jessica MacDonald/TSM
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Free VHS Giveaway At UMD

Get 'em while you can and watch 'em while you can still find a VHS deck.  The Kathryn A. Martin Library on the campus of the University of Minnesota-Duluth is emptying their video cassette holdings.

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How To Use A Median Correctly; Avoid Accidents At Intersections With These Tips

Every driver on the road went through the testing process prior to getting their license, but it seems that some people either forgotten the rules of the road or have gotten sloppy as the years have gone by.  This can be especially noticeable when it comes to intersection etiquette.

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Superior’s Sewage Billing Process Changing; City Will Now Bill Direct

 

In case you didn't get the message this past fall, the City of Superior is making a change to their billing process for sewage rates - effective Jan 1, 2014.  SWL&P will no longer be billing customers for sewage use;  That charge will be billed directly from the city.  Customers who live or obtain services from SWL&P will notice the changes with their first bill of the year.

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(Photo by Abid Katib/Getty Images)
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West Duluth Library To Close For Re-carpeting Project January 20-24

Heads up if you utilize the West Duluth branch of the Duluth Library;  They'll be closed January 20 through January 24 for a re-carpeting project.

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(Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)
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MNDOT Urges Drivers To Use Caution On Slippery Roads

Last nights snowfall, combined with the strong winds and the remnants Mother Nature has left us the last few weeks have made for treacherous driving conditions today in the Twin Ports and the surrounding arrowhead region.

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(Photo by Abid Katib/Getty Images)
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Re-purpose Your Christmas Cards Into New Treasures; Trash To Treasure Event At Duluth Library Makes It Easy

Now that the holidays are over, chances are you have greeting cards that you don't know what to do with.  You probably were going to throw them away - or recycle them in the paper bin.  But, the Duluth Public Library has an alternative use for them - with a Trash to Treasures Craft Program - tonight - at the West Duluth Branch.

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What Does The Oliver Bridge Look Like In The Early Morning? A Drive Across In The Dark Puts You In The Drivers Seat

I had reason to cross the Oliver Bridge in the dark and it got me to thinking:  Why not put YOU in the drivers seat with me?

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Source:  AnthonyLibrarian/Duluth Public Library
Source: AnthonyLibrarian/Duluth Public Library
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Duluth Public Library Has The Cure For Cabin Fever; Winter Program Awards Prizes For Reading

Cabin Fever - no problem!  The Duluth Public Library has the cure with plenty of books to read.  Take part in their Cabin Fever Reliever Program and you could even win prizes!

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