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"It's hard work," said Mavis Eggert of Duluth as her husband, Harlan, teaches her the art of snowblowing Wednesday afternoon. When asked how Mavis was doing, Harlan replied with tongue-in-cheek: "If I want lunch, I have to say she's great." (Bob King /

Snowy surprise: Open water on Lake Superior spurs lake effect snow

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A swath of open water on Lake Superior that had grown larger in recent days was responsible for a surprise half-foot of snow across parts of Duluth and the North Shore on Wednesday morning.


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