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Wisconsin DOT Traffic Cameras Capture Meteor Flight
While astronomers and even weather-related experts were busy tracking a meteor that made its way across the Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, even Indiana skies this morning, Wisconsin Department of Transportation officials got the best view of the phenomenon.  According to their Facebook page, WI…
How To Keep Food Safe For The Big Game Northland Style
There's a football game coming up this weekend apparently - even though the folks with the National Football League don't want you to specifically mention the name of the end-of-season championship.  Many people celebrate these sort of games with parties that involve food of some sort.  While I'm no…
MNDOT Installs Plow Cams On Their Snowplow Fleet
Northlanders looking for a different perspective on road conditions can now access the view from the crews battling the worst that Mother Nature throws our way.  The Minnesota Department of Transportation made the announcement that they have installed plow cams on some of  their 838 snowpl…
Salt Or Sand: What Impacts Plow Truck Decisions?
In a winter where we've seen pretty messy driving conditions - a question often comes up:  Why do the plow trucks sometimes use sand and sometimes use salt when treating the roadways.  The answer has a lot to do with science and temperature conditions.
Duluth’s Alternate Side Parking Makes Snow Removal Easier
The Duluth Police Department is reminding residents about the importance of abiding by the Alternate Side Parking Regulations that are in effect for the city.  While the law is important all year long, it gets spotlighted this time of year when crews are busy trying to remove snow from the streets; …

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