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  • Local roads still have dangerous ice pack
    Frigid conditions and a solid ice pack mean "there isn't a safe street anywhere," said Mike Kennedy, director of transportation maintenance and repair for the City of Minneapolis in the Star Tribune.The Daily Circuit, December 9, 2013
  • St. Paul to residents: Bear with us on icy roads
    St. Paul is urging residents to be patient as the city works to clear streets of treacherous ice and improve driving conditions.December 8, 2013
  • Temps remain bitterly cold in northern Minnesota
    The National Weather Service says highs on Sunday will range from near zero in the northwest part of the state to about 20 degrees in the southeast.December 8, 2013
  • Deep freeze settles in across Minnesota
    Wind chill readings could drop as low as 50 below zero in northwestern Minnesota.December 7, 2013
  • Photos: Sub-zero temps steam up Duluth Lift Bridge, breakwater
    Crack photographer Derek Montgomery braved the bitter cold this morning in Duluth and sent us these shots.December 6, 2013
  • It's frigid here, and everywhere else from Arizona to Washington
    Several deaths have been reported, most resulting from treacherous driving conditions. Hundreds of flights have been canceled and holiday celebrations curtailed. Even one outdoor ice rink in cold-accustomed South Dakota is shutting down.December 6, 2013
  • First the storm, now the arctic blast
    Northeast Minnesota is digging out from over two feet of snow that's fallen in some places since this major winter storm began on Monday. That's wreaked havoc on the roads -- but it's also transformed the region into a winter playground.December 4, 2013
  • Snowfall totals: Two Harbors leads with 28 inches
    The unrelenting storm has spread about 2 feet of snow in northeastern Minnesota and continued for a third day Wednesday. Here are snowfall totals for various locations around the region:December 4, 2013
  • Photos: Winter storm moves through Minnesota
    A National Weather Service observer reported 26 inches of snow north of Two Harbors late Tuesday night. Duluth was buried under at least 16 inches. Forecasters say much of the region will see another 8 to 12 inches Wednesday.December 4, 2013
  • Federal study warns of sudden climate change woes
    A panel of scientists advising the federal government says the world needs to worry more about hard-to-predict sudden changes from global warming than it does about the bigger but more gradual impacts.December 3, 2013
  • LIVE BLOG: Major winter storm blankets upper Midwest
    Dense fog advisories are up for most of southern Minnesota with visibilities under 1/4 mile at times. Snowfall totals are already heavy near Duluth, where 10 to 15 inches has fallen around Duluth and Two Harbors.December 3, 2013
  • 4 killed in crashes as storm moves over Minnesota
    The Minnesota State Patrol says three people were killed in separate crashes on wet and icy roads on Monday, while the conditions in northern and central Minnesota led to more than 50 accidents on the stretch of I-94 between St. Cloud and Moorhead.December 3, 2013
  • Major winter storm track now includes Twin Cities
    It's "game on" for heavy snow in much of the Upper Midwest as a major winter storm winds up later today through Wednesday. The overnight model runs continue trends highlighted last night: The storm is tracking further south and that brings the Twin Cities metro into the heavier snowfall zone.December 3, 2013
  • Winter storms loom, 2 die in crashes Monday
    As a winter storm descends on the northern half of the state, public safety officials are warning motorists to avoid unnecessary travel and drive slowly if they need to make Tuesday's commute.December 2, 2013
  • Ice hazard warning issued for aerated lakes
    State officials are asking people to be cautious while venturing onto any lakes covered in ice, especially on lakes that have aeration systems.December 2, 2013

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