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Photos: Snow days in Superior

Thick, wet snow fell on the city while students throughout the region enjoyed snow days Wednesday, Dec. 13, and Thursday, Dec. 14.

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Stepbrothers Lawson Olson, left, and Jay Johnson, both 6, slide down a hill in Billings Park during a snowstorm on Wednesday, Dec. 14. "I call them my twins," said their father, Jordan Johnson. After sledding, the three headed home for hot chocolate.
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Josie Carlson, a University of Wisconsin-Superior senior, shovels snow outside the Curran-McNeil-Ostrander residence hall on Wednesday, Dec. 14. Carlson, who is majoring in criminal justice, works as a custodian for the residence hall one day a week. The Dresser, Wisconsin native is used to shoveling; she said she worked for her father's snow removal business in the past.
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A snow plow travels down Belknap Street during a snowstorm on Wednesday, Dec. 14.
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Jay Johnson, 6, walks up the sliding hill in Billings Park during a snowstorm on Wednesday, Dec. 14.
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Jordan Johnson, right, grabs the sled of stepson Lawson Olson, 6, as they slide down a hill in Billings Park during a snowstorm on Wednesday, Dec. 14.
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Snow coats half the face of the James J. Hill statue outside the BNSF Railway building on North 28th Street in Superior during a snowstorm on Wednesday, Dec. 14.
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Josie Carlson, a University of Wisconsin-Superior senior, shovels snow outside the Curran-McNeil-Ostrander residence hall on Wednesday, Dec. 14.
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Snow coats the Santa cap on a skeleton hanging outside a home along Weeks Avenue in Superior during a winter storm on Wednesday, Dec. 14.
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Snow coats a tree and its berries in the Superior-Ami Machi Friendship Garden in Billings Park on Wednesday, Dec. 14.
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Grant Severin, 4, helps his mom, Clarissa, work on a snowman head in their yard in South Superior
Grant Severin, 4, helps his mom, Clarissa, work on a snowman head in their yard in South Superior on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 15.
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Ernie Harker plows the sidewalk near St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Superior’s East End
Ernie Harker plows the sidewalk near St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Superior’s East End on Thursday morning, Dec. 15.
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A Spectrum worker climbs his ladder while working in Superior’s East End
A Spectrum worker climbs his ladder while working in Superior’s East End on Thursday morning, Dec. 15.
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Grant Severin, 4, chews on some snow as he plays in his yard in South Superior
Grant Severin, 4, chews on some snow as he plays in his yard in South Superior on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 15.
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A City of Superior worker blocks traffic along Hill Avenue
A City of Superior worker blocks traffic along Hill Avenue as a wire hangs low just over the top of the truck on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 15.
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A John Deere skid steer sits wedged into the ditch off the sidewalk along 61st Street in South Superior
A John Deere skid steer sits wedged into the ditch off the sidewalk along 61st Street in South Superior on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 15.
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A stoplight is almost completely covered in snow at the corner of Belknap Street at Hill Avenue in Superior
A stoplight is almost completely covered in snow at the corner of Belknap Street at Hill Avenue in Superior on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 15.
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A man blows snow near East 5th Street in Superior
A man blows snow near East 5th Street in Superior on Thursday morning, Dec. 15.
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Grant Severin, 4, takes a bite out of his snowman George’s head while he plays
Grant Severin, 4, takes a bite out of his snowman George’s head while he plays in his South Superior yard on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 15.
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A bicyclist rides a fat tire bike across Belknap Street at Catlin Avenue
A bicyclist rides a fat tire bike across Belknap Street at Catlin Avenue in Superior on Thursday morning, Dec. 15.
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This story was updated with additional photos at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 15. It was originally posted at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 15.

Related Topics: WEATHERSUPERIOR, WISCONSIN
Maria Lockwood covers news in Douglas County, Wisconsin, for the Superior Telegram.
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