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March 21, 2018
Lake Superior opens for business: Tug-barge sets off to start shipping season
The local harbor could begin seeing its first inbound lakers arriving a day or two later, depending on ice conditions.
March 21, 2018 - 8:44am
March 13, 2018
Let it snow, safely
Before the next big storm hits, a concentrated effort is underway to dispel snow removal rumors in Superior and put everyone on the same page....
March 13, 2018 - 8:50am
March 9, 2018
How the cold affects insects
Even with the bitterly cold temperatures in Wisconsin over the winter, forest pests handle cold snaps just fine. Here are some examples of what it would take to have an impact on some of our insect pests:
March 9, 2018 - 8:21am
March 4, 2018
Fishing for data: Research may help predict impact of diminishing ice, snow on lake ecosystems
ON SIDE LAKE, Minn. — They had ice augers and pop-up shelters and even depth finders, but not a single fishing rod between them. And no...
March 4, 2018 - 9:23pm
February 23, 2018
Shoveling doesn't have to be a pain
In winter, shoveling out from a snowstorm isn't the exception, it's the rule. While many grab shovels after a snowfall, too many grab their backs in pain afterward. "Shoveling can potentially lead to a back injury if you don't use proper body mechanics," says Essentia Health Physical...
February 23, 2018 - 7:47am
February 20, 2018
Bringing the homeless out of the cold
For an hour, Millie Rounsville and Stacey Johnson drove through Superior seeking out the homeless. They rolled slowly past storage sheds, looking...
February 20, 2018 - 7:48am
February 7, 2018
IV bag shortage causing cost of care to increase
Hurricane Maria, severe flu season continue to affect supply and demand of IV saline products.
February 7, 2018 - 8:59am
February 6, 2018
Essentia Health warns of carbon monoxide poisoning risks
Whether it's in your garage, a fish house or your home, you can fall victim to a common threat — carbon monoxide poisoning. The odorless, colorless gas causes sudden illness and can kill within minutes. You can succumb to carbon monoxide poisoning if your car is running in...
February 6, 2018 - 7:51am
February 5, 2018
'Uber of snowplows' expands to Twin Cities
ST. PAUL—Wanna get rid of that snow? Your ability to hire someone to plow your driveway with a simple tap on a smartphone has expanded in the Twin Cities. The on-demand snow removal service SnoHub, a free app, officially launched here this past week. It joins Plowz, another...
February 5, 2018 - 9:54pm
January 31, 2018
Little ice on Lake Superior so far
DULUTH, Minn. — Time is running out this winter for Lake Superior to ice over or even build enough ice to jig for lake trout off Duluth...
January 31, 2018 - 10:25pm
January 22, 2018
National Guard called out as more than foot of snow buries southern Minn., strands motorists
MINNEAPOLIS—It's bad out there. A winter storm that dumped as much as a foot of snow on the Twin Cities made driving hazardous on Monday...
January 22, 2018 - 10:27pm
January 19, 2018
Superior prepares for icy fun
The fourth annual Lake Superior Ice Festival kicks off next weekend on Barker's Island.
January 19, 2018 - 11:51am
January 16, 2018
Apostle Islands sea caves remain closed
BAYFIELD, Wisc.—This month's frigid weather hasn't pushed the needle toward opening the popular, ice-coated Apostle Islands mainland sea...
January 16, 2018 - 6:23pm
Providing weather protection for all
The area's first Inclusive Care Unit opened Sunday outside the main entrance of United Presbyterian Church.
January 16, 2018 - 9:29am
Jail seeks donations of warm weather gear
For the fourth year in a row, the Douglas County Jail is collecting jackets, sweatshirts and other warm weather gear. The items can make a dramatic difference to men and women being released from jail in Superior's harsh winter weather. "It's about personal dignity, and in some...
January 16, 2018 - 8:18am