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May 8, 2014
First saltie reaches Duluth with ice drama
More than 100 people knew the reality of a cold winter when it came to guessing when the first ocean-going vessel of the year would slip under Duluth’s Aerial Lift Bridge.
May 8, 2014 - 12:26pm
April 29, 2014
Warmer spring air is here, water temperatures remain dangerously cold
The Coast Guard is warning boaters who may be beginning their preparations to launch their boats that water temperatures in lakes Superior, Michigan, and Huron, and the connecting waterways remain dangerously cold.
April 29, 2014 - 1:55pm
Massive, tornado-producing storms lash the U.S. Southeast
A storm system that killed more than 20 people continued its march across a large swath of the U.S. Southeast on Tuesday, packing baseball-sized hail, damaging winds and the threat of more tornados, meteorologists said.
April 29, 2014 - 9:51am
April 25, 2014
2013-14 now third-snowiest winter on record in Duluth
A cold spring rain turned into yet another snowstorm Thursday across parts of the Northland, dropping several inches of snow just when tulips and pussy willows should be sprouting, canceling ball games and sending plows back onto the road yet again.
April 25, 2014 - 8:52am
April 24, 2014
Despite record lake ice this winter, climate forecasts still say trend is warming
Ice covered near-record amounts of the Great Lakes this past winter, but climate scientists in Wisconsin say their forecasts still indicate less ice cover for the big lakes in most future winters.
April 24, 2014 - 8:40am
April 17, 2014
Final roundup of snow totals from around the Northland
Snow totals from around the Northland through 1 p.m. Thursday, as relayed by the National Weather Service in Duluth. These may not be final storm totals:
April 17, 2014 - 2:10pm
April 16, 2014
UPDATED: Northland closings and cancellations
Weather-related closings and cancellations from around the Northland for Wednesday, April 16:
April 16, 2014 - 2:09pm
State moratorium on heat shut-offs ends
It's the “day of reckoning” for those who haven't paid their utility bills this winter: The state's moratorium on heat shut-offs ended at midnight on Tuesday.
April 16, 2014 - 9:36am
April 11, 2014
DNR fire officials say wildfires still real threat heading into weekend
Department of Natural Resources fire officials say the spotty showers that fell in some Wisconsin areas today did nothing to weaken the ongoing fire weather now predicted to last into the weekend, continuing the call for ‘high alert’ to the threat of wildland fires.
April 11, 2014 - 12:50pm
After harsh winter, expert says check attic ventilation
As homebuyers venture out to purchase a new house this spring, they should be on the lookout for necessary home repairs in the wake of a harsh winter that kept many homes under lots of snow, according to one local expert.
April 11, 2014 - 10:33am
School board addresses snow days, approves e-textbooks
The Superior school district is going paper-free next year for at least one of its high school classes.
April 11, 2014 - 10:02am
April 10, 2014
Hollywood heavyweights put climate change manifesto on TV
As temperatures continue to rise and habitats come under threat, a group of Hollywood heavyweights is seeking to bring the spotlight back on...
April 10, 2014 - 9:05am
DNR: Long frozen-over lake may see higher fish die-offs
Heavy ice and snow cover on lakes across Wisconsin has the Department of Natural Resources watching for higher than normal fish die-offs.
April 10, 2014 - 8:48am
April 9, 2014
Wardens polish airboat skills in prep of spring flood season
If you’re clinging to a treetop above rising flood waters filled with a lot of debris, the airboat with a trained DNR warden at the helm is your ticket to getting your boots on the ground.
April 9, 2014 - 7:00am
April 3, 2014
Willard Scott of ‘Today’ show marries at 80
Television personality Willard Scott, a former weatherman who has been with NBC's "Today" morning news show for more than 30 years, has wed his longtime girlfriend at the age of 80.
April 3, 2014 - 8:54am