Similar to an event they did the last few years, a group of local students will spend a night out in a cardboard box to help raise awareness of homelessness in our area. Kids from Youth In Action will spend the night outside, November 15 at the Biwabik Pavilion - starting at 5:00 PM.
Railroad track repairs will necessitate the closure of a part of Douglas County Highway L on Wednesday, November 8. The closure will occur one mile west of County Highway E from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM. The highway department requests that drivers use an alternative route during the work.
The first snowstorm of the 2017-2018 season packed a punch; breaking a snowfall record in Duluth, causing damage to portions of Duluth's shoreline, and leading to several car accidents including a couple fatal ones.
Ok, so it's not quite winter yet, but snow is coming and it's getting cold. Sooner or later we will get the big one. Maybe it's time to start preparing. These are items you might not think to put in your car but can save you or your family's life.
As the track and timing of this strong weather system becomes more clear, the National Weather Service has decided to issue a winter storm watch for portions of Northern Minnesota, marking the first winter storm watch of the 2017-2018 winter season.
As the season changes and the colder temperatures are hovering around us, it's worth noting that we have entered into the time period of the Cold Weather Rule. Instituted by the State of Minnesota, the rule protects qualifying utility customers from having their heat-providing service disconne…