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MnDOT Urges Motorists To Drive With More Care In The Colder Temperatures

Here we go with the colder temps and forecast of snow coming soon, the roads are going to get slick and that means more accidents. Motorists need to remember your old driving school basics to keep safe and drive well.

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Weather Channel’s 2015-2016 Storm Names Have a Greek Influence

Winter isn't quite here yet, but the Weather Channel is ready.

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Why Are There So Many Ladybugs In The Northland This Fall?

Fall of 2015 will probably go down as one of the better ones we've seen in the Northland;  unseasonably-warm temperatures, light to moderate rainfall, and a glorious display of fall colors have us all enjoying this respite before winter arrives.  But - perhaps you've also noticed that we have an unusual number of Ladybugs, too.

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Snowplow Operators In The Northland Prepare For Snow; Training Camp Gets Them Ready For Winter Snow Removal

Don't be surprised if you see some snowplows out on the roads over the next week or so;  More than one hundred snowplow operators from around the state of Minnesota are taking part in a training session to get them ready for the winter ahead.

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First Frost Of The Season Expected Tonight; Northland Gardners Should Take Precautions

It's to be expected I guess - the first widespread frost of the season is expect to occur tonight (Friday, September 11) throughout the Northland.  According to the National Weather Service in Duluth, the conditions will be right this evening for temperatures to drop into the middle to lower 30's - which would result in damage to outdoor plants.

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How Can I Reduce My Energy Bills? Duluth Residents Can Find Out An Event On September 12

With the changing season, many are starting to think about those cold winter months ahead and the rising energy bills.  In an effort to help customers use less energy, officials with Comfort Systems and the City of Duluth are presenting tips at their booth during the Harvest Fest at Bayfront Festival Park, Saturday, September 12.

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When Will We Get Our First Snow? Here Are the Average First Snowfall Dates for the Duluth – Superior Area

While fall is still a few weeks off officially on the calendar, Labor Day usually serves as the bookend for the summer season for many. With school starting up and football (and other fall activities) getting into full swing, it won't be long before the leaves fall...and then that dreaded "s" word will soon follow.

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Why Do Businesses Keep Their Air Conditioning Turned Down So Low In The Summer? Learn The Correlation Between Target Demographics And Temperature

It seems like the only relief we get from the cold in the Northland is during the summer. But do we?  While some people relish the relief that air conditioning gives us when the thermometer outside rises, others grin, bear, and bundle-up to ward off the sub-Arctic temperatures at offices and stores.

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Snow Piles in Buffalo, New York Still 10 Feet Tall – Yes, in Late July

Reminders of last year's crazy snow storm in Buffalo, New York are still standing tall.

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Top 6 Things To Do In Duluth-Superior Before Summer Is Over

Living in the Northland you know that summer is only so long.  And now that we're better than halfway through it - it's time to make sure you don't miss out on all that the season in the Twin Ports has to offer.

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10 Roads To Avoid During Winter In The Duluth Superior Area

Let's face it - getting around the Twin Ports in the winter can be tough.  Not only do we get the brunt of all that Mother Nature throws our way in the winter (I.E. snow, ice, cold) but we also live in a community that's built on a hill right next to a body of water that acts like an ocean.  To say that our roads can be treacherous at times would be an understatement.

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What’s Happening At Spirit Mountain? Lean About A Proposed Nordic Ski Center At A Public Meeting, April 16

Things are happening at Spirit Mountain!  Within the last few years, there has been an effort to revitalize our cities downhill ski destination. Now it looks like there might be more things to come.

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