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Smelt and a smelter with his net dance at the Run Smelt Run indoor party at the Zeitgeist Arts Café. (Steve Kuchera /

Wintry weather sidelines celebration of spring in Duluth

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Perhaps it’s only appropriate that the weather for an event designed to celebrate spring in Duluth should prove so fickle.

The annual Run Smelt Run parade was called off for the first time in its three-year history Sunday afternoon when would-be revelers were greeted in Canal Park by the sting of freezing rain blown eastward across Lake Superior by stiff 25- to 35-mph winds.

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