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Remembering The March 2007 Twin Ports Blizzard
Where were you and what were you doing ten years ago?  March 1 and 2, 2007 in the Twin Ports saw one of our more-intense blizzards - a perfect storm that started in Oklahoma and traveled northwards towards the Northland to leave more than 20 inches of precipitation and 50 miles per hour winds t…
How To Keep Food Safe For The Big Game Northland Style
There's a football game coming up this weekend apparently - even though the folks with the National Football League don't want you to specifically mention the name of the end-of-season championship.  Many people celebrate these sort of games with parties that involve food of some sort.  While I'm no…
Duluth-Superior Winter Bridge Etiquette 101
So you may have noticed that we get a little snow and ice here in the Twin Ports from time to time.  The average winter brings measurable snow every couple of days with at least 3 or 4 major snow events for the season.  You may have also noticed that our Twin Ports community is divided by the St. Lo…
MNDOT Installs Plow Cams On Their Snowplow Fleet
Northlanders looking for a different perspective on road conditions can now access the view from the crews battling the worst that Mother Nature throws our way.  The Minnesota Department of Transportation made the announcement that they have installed plow cams on some of  their 838 snowpl…
What Was It Like To Be A Kid In Winter In Duluth/Superior
When I was a kid, there was a lot of the Duluth Heights that were undeveloped, that made for some great sliding places. I used to slide down the hill at Cathedral, now Marshall High School. There was a huge hill, the football field was just a practice field and Mars wasn't there yet.

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