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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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Jumping on a Trampoline in Sub-Zero Temperatures Is Crazy Cool [VIDEO]

While the polar vortex that has taken over the country has made life frigidly miserable for some, it's created the opportunity for fun for others.

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(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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What Affect Does The Cold Weather Have On The Emerald Ash Borer? Superior’s Ash Tree Population Might See Reprieve

The deep-freeze we've been stuck in the last week or two might have an unintended benefit;  Sub-zero temperatures are fatal to the Emerald Ash Borer - the pest that has invaded our area, killing Ash Trees along the way.

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Nick Cooper, TSM Duluth | NASA/Getty Images
Nick Cooper, TSM Duluth | NASA/Getty Images
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It’s Been Out of This World Cold in Northern Minnesota Lately – Colder Than the Surface of Mars

Temperatures around the Duluth - Superior area this morning were between -15 and -30 Fahrenheit before wind chill was factored in. In America's icebox, places like Embarass and International Falls saw temperatures below -40 before factoring any wind chill. These temperatures have been colder than places in the Arctic Circle lately, but it turns out there is another shocking fact about this frigid cold.

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(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
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See The Minnesota Wild On January 11; Cloquet Community Education Bus Makes It Easy

Here's a great chance to battle Cabin Fever, see a professional hockey game, and leave the driving to someone else!  Cloquet Community Education still has room on their "fun bus" to see the Minnesota Wild take on the Colorado Avalanche - Saturday, January 11 at the Xcel Energy Center.

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(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Cheese Brine Used In Wisconsin To Treat Icy Roads

Well, it IS the Cheese State after all!  Wisconsin cheese makers and road crews are helping each other out with a novel use for leftover brine.

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Steve Tanko
Steve Tanko
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What Are The Worst Cities For Winter Weather? Duluth Makes The Top Five

After surviving last weeks snow and cold it's probably no surprise:  Duluth makes the list for Worst Winter Weather.

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Wind Chill Warning 121013-121213

Wind Chill Warning
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
418 AM CST TUE DEC 10 2013

...DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS READINGS ACROSS THE NORTHLAND...

.ANOTHER SHOT OF VERY COLD ARCTIC AIR WILL PUSH INTO THE NORTHLAND
TONIGHT AND CONTINUING INTO THURSDAY MORNING

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(Photo by Rick Gershon/Getty Images)
(Photo by Rick Gershon/Getty Images)
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Highway 2/53 In Superior Re-routed Due To Water Main Break

The cold temperature has caused a water main break in Superior that will affect drivers on Highway 2 and 53 in East Superior.

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