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Reminder: Property Owners Responsible For Clearing Ice and Snow From Public Sidewalks

Snow shoveling is one of the dreaded aspects of wintertime in the Twin Ports. This year has been particularly challenging with the Christmas ice storm that left a mess still visible on many sidewalks, driveways, and roads around the area. Being we're expecting a brief warm-up, now is a good time to make efforts to make sure sidewalks along your property are as clean and safe as possible.

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Station Crew Gets Opportunity To Play On The Lake Superior Ice Festival Rink [Video]

Sometimes you can hear about an event but you need to experience it for yourself in order to realize what it's all about.  That was the idea behind our radio station crew playing hooky (not "hockey" - with pun (semi) intended) yesterday on the ice near Barkers Island in Superior.  As the Twin Ports gets ready for the Lake Superior Ice Festival, we decided to actually get out on the ice at the event site to get an up-close and personal look at what awaits.

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City Of Superior Opens Municipal Ski Trails On January 13

Winter outdoor enthusiasts - the time has come:  The City of Superior will open the municipal ski trails on Friday, January 13.  Residents and non-residents are invited to cross-county ski on the multi-use trails;  there is even a specific section for skijoring.

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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.

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Superior’s Billings Drive To Close For The Winter Season

Similar to the way it has in years past, the City of Superior is closing a part of Billings Drive until this Spring.  The gates will go up across the entrance to the road on Monday, January 9.

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U.S. East Coast Digs Out After Historic Snowstorm
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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;  the switch-over allows them access to both sides of the street on a weekly basis - which gives them a chance to properly keep up with snow removal.

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Winter Storm Watch Issued for Strong Storm Moving In at the Beginning of the Week

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for a strong storm that will impact the region from Sunday night to Wednesday morning. The watch itself goes into effect Sunday evening, and remains in effect until Tuesday night.

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Significant Snowfall in the Forecast to Usher in 2017

As we welcome in the new year, we may also be welcoming in another winter storm that could bring significant snowfall to Northern Minnesota / Wisconsin.

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Winter Storm Warning Issued for Christmas Day Storm

Major winter storm still on track to impact all of the Northland on Christmas Day and into Monday. This storm has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Winter Storm Warning in effect from noon Sunday to noon Monday.

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Update on Strong Winter Storm Targeting the Northland on Christmas Day

If you have plans of traveling on Christmas Day in Northern Minnesota or Northern Wisconsin, forecasts are continuing to point to a messy winter storm that will make travel difficult, or even dangerous.

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Winter Storm Watch Issued for Major Winter Storm Over Christmas Weekend

Major winter storm to impact the Northland Christmas Day and Monday, prompting a Winter Storm Watch effective from Christmas Morning to Monday morning.

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City Of Superior Opens Outdoor Skating Rinks For The Season

It's time to skate!  The City of Superior will once again offer outdoor skating opportunities this winter at their seven different rinks.  According to officials with the city, the outdoor rinks will open for skaters on Thursday, December 22.

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