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Freezing Rain Advisory Issued for Duluth / Superior Area, Northeastern Minnesota and Northwestern Wisconsin

After a few days of warmer than normal temperatures, things are about to get icy and very cold for the Twin Ports.

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Source: Derrick Coetzee via flickr
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Snowplow Safety Starts With You

Snowplow season is here!

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Parks and Recreation FREE – DECC Skating Party Sunday, December 30th

Who wouldn't want to skate on the ice that the Bulldogs skate on with the Bulldogs. To be on the ice in the biggest Arena in Duluth. Here's a wonderful opportunity to do just that.

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Park To Use Snow Bridge To Help Skiers In Chester Bowl, Other Upgrades Happening, and They Need Volunteers [VIDEO]

The flood this past Summer destroyed a lot of recreation areas around the city, and some of the most obvious were in Chester Bowl. The water was diverted and problems arose with grants and other issues the DNR brought to light.

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Winter Weather Advisory Issued for the Duluth / Superior Region for Thanksgiving and Black Friday

As reported earlier, the possibility of winter weather threatening travel and activities for Thanksgiving and Black Friday in the Twin Ports was looming. The National Weather Service has now made it official. 

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Source: Violalee via flickr
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Winter Storms To Get Names

It's news that's going to affect us in the Northland - especially with the amount of snow, ice, and cold weather we get.  The Weather Channel has announced that they'll start to name select winter storms - much as hurricanes and tropical storms get names.

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15 Things To Have In Your Car Emergency Kit For Winter

With the winter weather not being over, you hear it all the time, have a winter emergency kit in your car. Here is a good list of things to keep.
So what does one need in her emergency winter car kit? According to Jim Rink, my trusty source at AAA, these are the ite

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‘Why Do We Shiver?’ and Other Mysterious Winter Health Questions Answered — Health Check

Unless you’re lucky enough to live in one of those beautiful, warm places, where the weather never changes, you are now settling in for a season of gloves, static, chapped lips and chills to the bone. But what do we really know about how our bodies react to winter?

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Happy 100th Birthday Vick’s VapoRub!

Just in time for the cold and stuffy-nose season, Vick's VapoRub is celebrating 100 years of helping fend off what ails you.
Blocked nose relief ointment Vicks VapoRub is being supported by a television campaign running from November until February, owner Procter & Gamble has confirmed.
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TOP 5 THINGS TO DO TO PREPARE FOR A NORTHLAND WINTER

Hearty Northlanders start getting ready for winter just about the time the kids go back to school – even earlier if they’re “lifers”. It's safe to say that we're due for a substantial snowfall any time after Labor Day. Here are the Top 5 Things To Do To Prepare For A Northland Winter (or ANY area’s winter-season for that matter). In no particular order:

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Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
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No Blizzard. But Still Cancellations. Get The Latest [UPDATE]

Another storm has come and gone with nothing but underwhelming results in the Twin Ports. Officially we got less than an inch of snow through the overnight, but lots of wind.

Expect flurries throughout the day, with totals equaling less than an inch. Heavy winds will continue with gusts up to 45 mph.

The heavy winds off the lake blew dry air into the oncoming storm which prevented the snow from forming.

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