60 DAYS TO BETTER LIVING The 'shiver' diet? Don't we wish
We hardy inhabitants of the Snow Belt have joked for years about the calories we (theoretically) burn from shivering our way through winter.
But wait - could there be scientific evidence supporting s... Posted on 2/5/14 at 12:13 PM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA II meaningful mondays: bursting with cold
I honestly can't remember a colder winter in all the years I've lived up North. Which has been all of them, the majority in the middle of the country where we're especially vulnerable.
Our youngest s... Posted on 1/27/14 at 12:07 AM
MS. SIMPLICITY The Long Winter
Too many cold days. Too many snow days. The book that Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote called "The Long Winter" was indeed a cautionary tale. Let's face it, we are all going a little stir crazy! We start ... Posted on 1/24/14 at 8:14 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, the Cold... Posted on 1/17/14 at 5:40 AM
KNITTING UP NORTH
My new shawl has been taken from me.
I'd barely finished it when a certain little someone realized that it was soft and warm. When the weather hovers at a high of -15 F, I can understand the appeal... Posted on 1/7/14 at 9:23 AM
As if bitter cold weren’t enough, moderate northwest winds this morning will create dangerous wind-chill conditions that could cause frostbite in as little as 15 minutes, according to the National Weather Service in Duluth.
Crews already have applied a de-icing solution to bridges, ramps, overpasses and other elevated structures that tend to freeze up first, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said. The potent de-icing solution — liquid magnesium chloride — is applied before icing builds up. [2007 file photo / News Tribune]
Do you remember when the temperature in Tower hit a state-record 60 below zero - and the mini-battle that ensued with fellow cold competitor Embarrass? Take a look back at the deep freeze from 13 years ago in the News Tribune Attic .
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