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How Much Do You Pay A Snow Shoveler?

Now that the Northland has made it through another snow event, I thought this might be a good time to pose the question:  How much do you pay a snow shoveler?

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How Much Did We Get? Snowfall Totals for the Greater Duluth / Superior Area

When the snow arrived midday today, it came in full force. Heavy snowfall and strong wind made things messy, leading to area police departments issuing statements urging people to stay off the roads. Things were so bad, departments were actually pulling some squads off the roads.

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Heavy and Wet Snow Heading for the Duluth / Superior Region Prompts a Winter Storm Warning

As the previously-issued winter storm watch mentioned, a significant snowstorm will be hitting a large portion of Minnesota and Wisconsin through the second half of the weekend and into Monday.

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Punxsutawney Phil Does Not See Shadow; Predicts Early Spring

Spring will arrive early this year, according to America's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil.

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Source: Naked Fauxtographer via flickr
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Duluth Welcomes Last Ship Of The Season; The John G Munson To Winter In The Port of Duluth-Superior

And you thought the cold temperatures and snow meant winter;  One of the Twin Ports SURE signs that we're in the winter season arrives in town today - as the John G Munson slowly slides into the Port of Duluth-Superior - marking the last arriving ship of the season.

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Source: Rolftosh via flickr
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How To Prevent Heating Fires

Winter's sub-zero temperatures bring the Northland into what's often referred to as the "home heating fire season".  Accidents can sometimes happen and with people looking for ways to keep their home warm, they unfortunately sometimes take shortcuts when it comes to basic fire safety.

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Snow Heading to the Northland Leads to Winter Storm Watch Issued for Parts of the Greater Duluth / Superior Region

The frigidly cold arctic air the Twin Ports experienced this week is on its way out; and with the transition to warmer temperatures, significant snow is following.

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Source: Yadem-Hayseed via flickr
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What Was The Worst Winter In The Twin Ports?

As we start to slowly crawl our way out of an extended cold snap, everyone in the Twin Ports is talking about whether or not the Winter of 2012-2013 will go down as one of the worst we've seen in a while.

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(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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MnDOT Urges Motorists To Drive With More Care In The Colder Temperatures

With the weather getting into the below zero range on a consistent basis, there are some good tips to remember from MNdot. The most important, give yourself plenty of time and drive slower.

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(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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What Was The Coldest Temperature Ever Recorded In Duluth Minnesota?

The recent cold snap begs the question:  "what was the coldest temperature ever recorded in Duluth, Minnesota"?

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Wind Chill Warning Issued for the Duluth / Superior Region as Arctic Air and Winds Approach

The first true arctic blast of the year is here, and it has air temperatures dropping well below zero with dangerous wind chills expected through late this week.

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Duluth Parks And Recreation Announces Their Open Skate, Friday January 18th at the Heritage Sports Center

Come celebrate the School Semester Break Day fun at the Heritage Sports Center, Friday January 18th.  It's an Open Skate session - from 2 til 4 PM.

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