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Midwest Braces For Major Snow Storm
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MNDOT Removing Snow Along I-35 In Duluth This Week

Crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation will be out in full force along I-35 in Duluth as they proceed to clean up remaining snow.

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Get Your Picture Taken By The 22 Foot Snowman Near Kettle River

My Facebook friend Pam (thank you, Pam) told me about an amazing snowman near Kettle River, one much, much bigger than in the picture above.  This is a 22.5 foot snowman located a mile south of Kettle River on Highway 73. The man who constructed it says you're welcome to come get your picture taken by the monstrosity.

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Dogs Frolic In The Snow
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Winter And Cold Weather Tips For Your Pets

We've all heard how unsafe it is to leave your pet in a hot car in the Summertime. The Winter and the cold that comes with it presents it's own challenges. Here are a few tips that will help your pet during the freezing months ahead.

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"Historic" Blizzard Sweeps Through Texas Panhandle
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Wisconsin Releases Winter Survival List, How To Prepare And Prevail

Winters here in the Northland can be brutal. We started this season kind of mild but now we are in full winter cold. If you are traveling (hopefully to take a vacation) you may want to include a winter survival kit.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Visit Duluth’s Canal Park on a -10 Degree Morning [VIDEO]

The winter of 2015-2016 has been incredibly mild so far, influenced largely by a strong El Niño. Today the Twin Ports saw the first real winter-like temperatures, with morning lows below zero and daytime highs struggling to get much above zero.

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How Do I Prevent Getting Frostbite? What Steps Should I Take If I Have Experienced Frostbite?

It appears that colder weather has finally arrived in the Twin Ports;  Even though we're sort of used to those subzero temperatures as Northlanders, it's still important to play it safe.

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Winter Truck Load Increases Start Today; Increase Signals The Start Of The Winter Hauling Season

Winter must be here!  The Minnesota Department of Transportation has increased their Winter Truck Load restrictions for the season.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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13 Visual Reminders Why Winter in the Northland Is Amazing [PHOTO GALLERY]

Sure, anyone can call the Northland a beautiful place when they visit during the summer and it's 75 and sunny. Winter months, when there's snow, ice, and subzero temperatures; it's more of an acquired taste.

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Massive Blizzard Hits New England
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8 Most ‘Duluth’ Ways to Warm Up This Winter

Twin Ports residents are hearty people. Heck, we wear shorts on the first 30 degree day after a cold snap. While we handle the cold well, that doesn't mean we don't need to find ways to keep warm...

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Outdoor Rinks In Superior Open For The Season On January 1 At 4 PM

The weather has finally cooperated and skaters in Superior are about to reap the benefits!  The outdoor rinks in the city limits open for the season to skaters on Friday, January 1 at 4 PM. 

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WDIO’s Justin Liles Makes Bold Winter Predictions Based on El Niño

El Niño has a firm grip on the Northland, delaying snowfall and cold temperatures for those that love winter activities. I spoke with WDIO Chief Meteorologist Justin Liles about this year's El Niño, and he's making some pretty bold predictions about snowfall and temperatures.

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Northland Winter Running, What Should I Wear? [VIDEO]

Whether you're training for an upcoming Spring or Summer race or your New Year's resolution involves a commitment to exercise more, running during our Northland winters is possible, if you dress properly.  I've learned from experience and this quick video will show you what I wear for a safe and comfortable winter run.

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