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No Birkie ski, but party still on
Exposition district garners support
Weather alters rink rally
Deadly U.S. heroin overdoses quadrupled in five years: study
‘Get the Lead Out’ campaign launches to address safe drinking water concerns
Prep Playoff Scoreboard - Feb. 24
Solon Springs girls win playoff opener
Spartans advance to sectional final (updated)
Tigers claim crown; Tecker gets 1,000
Tiger hoop teams notch wins
Free press still matters
County board gets back to work after hiatus
Duffy won't test his luck
Humor keeps you young
Public safety in good hands
Hilger Thank You
Oscar best actor race is tale of two opposites
Arsenio Hall drops defamation lawsuit against Sinead O’Connor
Ex-teen idol David Cassidy says he has dementia
From Poplar to Hollywood: Former Northland resident lands part on NBC TV show
Thimble dropped from Monopoly board game after getting a thumbs-down
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January 15, 2014
On Your Money: Pros and cons of space heaters
With winter here to stay for a while, many people are looking to space heaters to help warm their homes.
January 15, 2014 - 9:56am
January 14, 2014
Update: Winter storm making driving hazardous in Wisconsin
Motorists across Wisconsin should plan for hazardous travel conditions as a winter storm passes through the state, beginning in the northwest and traveling southeast.
January 14, 2014 - 2:20pm
January 13, 2014
Snow bank plays role in collision
A high snowbank may have played a role in a two-car accident Sunday afternoon in Brule. The accident occurred at the intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and Wisconsin Highway 27 at about 3:38 p.m. Traffic was reduced to one lane for about an hour. Thanks to air bags and the design of...
January 13, 2014 - 4:56pm
Ships on Lake Superior battle against worst ice build-up in decades
Vessels going to and from Lake Superior are having to convoy to get to the Soo Locks so they can make it through the ice.
January 13, 2014 - 9:56am
January 10, 2014
Severe weather takes toll on school calendars
The effects of this week’s bitter cold will linger into June for Superior students.
January 10, 2014 - 8:54am
January 7, 2014
‘Wind chill’ system, adjusted in 2001, dates back to 1945
Patty Murray, Wisconsin Public Radio The wind chill index, about which we'll be hearing at least through today, was developed in 1945 but modified in 2001. The change “toned down” drastic below-zero temperatures from decades past. One thing is for sure: it's cold. But the...
January 7, 2014 - 12:35pm
Great Lakes sees thick ice, busy ice breakers
Mike Simonson, Wisconsin Public Radio With ice clogging the upper Great Lakes, some ships are stuck, another one shutdown for the winter, and then there's the little tug that could. The Coast Guard at Sault St. Marie in eastern Lake Superior was busy yesterday. Dispatcher Mark...
January 7, 2014 - 12:33pm
December 31, 2013
Wisconsin kids injured when snow causes shed collapse
CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in Chippewa Falls say a heavy pack of snow fell onto the roof of a shed where two young children were playing over the weekend, crushing them both and leaving them unable to breathe for several minutes. A WEAU-TV report says 10-year-old...
December 31, 2013 - 8:36am
Cold weather helps business in Northern Wisconsin
Glen Moberg, Wisconsin Public Radio While the arctic air mass that has blanketed Wisconsin has been cursed by some, it is being welcomed by businesses that depend on the cold weather for their bottom line. Unofficial readings on some thermometers up north were down to negative...
December 31, 2013 - 8:17am
December 30, 2013
Hunker down if you can
Superior Telegram The year 2013 is going out with an arctic blast. Bitter cold temperatures covered the state on Sunday and Monday, and are expected to remain chilly through 2013, with high temperatures below zero today and wind chills forecast to dip as low as 30 below zero tonight,...
December 30, 2013 - 6:11pm
December 27, 2013
Singing in the cold: Bruno preps for Super Bowl
MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Everyone is in Bruno Mars' ear about one thing when it comes to performing the Super Bowl...
December 27, 2013 - 8:32am
December 26, 2013
2013 Weather showed extremes: cold, wet, then dry and wild
Rich Kremer, Wisconsin Public Radio 2013 was a year of weather extremes in Wisconsin, according to the US Department of Agriculture. It was a year that had farmers across the state playing catch up with the weather. First winter wouldn't let go, causing alfalfa and hay fields...
December 26, 2013 - 8:34am
December 12, 2013
Crews work to open area trails
Snowmobile and ski trails in the Northland received a heavy dose of snow last week, but outdoor enthusiasts may have to wait another week for their favorite trails to open. “The good news is we got all this snow,” said Tom Brown, with the Superior Storm Riders snowmobile club....
December 12, 2013 - 7:59pm
Snow, cold conditions keep body shops busy
Brad Phenow Wisconsin Public Radio Auto body shops are swamped after last week’s snowstorm covered the Northland with wet snow followed by below zero temperatures leaving the some roads covered in ice. Business usually picks up for auto body shops after the first snowfall....
December 12, 2013 - 5:22pm