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Does Real Chili Contain Beans? How Do You Make Your Bowl Of Red?

Chili is the perfect hot-meal compliment to the cold winter weather we've experienced the last month or so.  A piping hot "bowl of red" warms the core and sticks to your ribs - just the kind of food Northlanders love.  Most folks can agree on this.

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TotalPics
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Haywards Residents Asked To Run Water Until Further Notice; Freeze Potential In Cities Water Mains

Residents who get their water from the City of Hayward are being asked to run water from a faucet in their home at a quarter-inch stream (about the size of a pencil) until further notice.  The potential for city water services freezing is high, especially with the cold temperatures we've experienced so far this winter

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Wind Chill Warning 020614

WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM CST FRIDAY FOR: Central St. Louis; North St. Louis; Northern Cook, Northern Lake

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DULUTH HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENI

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Source:  Steve Tanko
Source: Steve Tanko
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Why Is Hammond Avenue So Bumpy This Winter? How Can You Request Pothole And Frost Heave Fixes For Streets In Superior?

It's been a rough winter - no question about it.  Snow, cold temperatures, and frost that's been driven farther into the ground than usual.  It's that frost that's causing problems on Hammond Avenue in Superior - between 21st and 28th streets.  If you've driven that stretch of road in the last month or so, you've no doubt noticed the washboard-like roadway that everyone is talking about.  Officials with the City of Superior are aware of the problem and have suggested that an investigation and fix probably won't happen until after the spring thaw.

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(Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)
(Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)
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Ice Harvesting Connects Past With Present In Wisconsin

These days, if you want to keep something cold you put it in the refidgerator or freezer.  Electric appliances have made this reality something we take for granted.  But once upon a time, our ancestors used blocks of ice to keep things cool.  Amish communities in Wisconsin maintain the practice and keep the skill set alive in Wisconsin.

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(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Cold Weather Might Be Good For Us; An Opinion Piece Makes The Case That Our Recent Weather Might Be Beneficial

No matter what happens in the remaining months to come - the Winter of 2013-2014 will go down in the record books as one of those winters.  You know the type:  snow and cold;  Okay, lots of snow and lots of cold.  Contrary to what you might be thinking about our recent weather - it may be beneficial to you.

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(Photo illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
(Photo illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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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 Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Hell’s Kitchen Is Coming To Embarrass, Minnesota, February 22; Fundraiser Will Raise Money For The Communities Fire Department And Regional Fair

Hell's Kitchen is getting ready to open up shop in Embarrass, Minnesota!  Now before you start calling for reservations, you should get the full story.

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Source:  Steve Tanko
Source: Steve Tanko
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Winter Parking Problems Only Minnesotans Can Relate To

If you're reading this from somewhere other than northern Minnesota, the situation may need a little explanation in order to understand what happened here.  But if you are from the part of the country that sees a lot of snow, chances are you've seen it for yourself.

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(Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)
(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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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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Icy Roads Make For A Slippery Sunday January 12, 2014 In Duluth [VIDEO]

Folks around the Twin Ports woke up to an icy surprise on Sunday morning, as freezing rain made for miserable driving conditions that even led to the DTA suspending bus service for a time.

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