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April 15, 2018
Snow piled up around the region shows on April 11 that it hasn't been the easiest of winters. But the snow always melts, eventually. Jenny Schlecht / Forum News Service
Commentary: Has this winter really been that bad?
April 15, 2018 - 7:20am
April 5, 2018
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Senior Climatologist Kenneth Blumenfeld talks about climate change, history and projections with his “Climate Chaos in Minnesota” presentation at Central Lakes College in Brainerd on Wednesday, April 4. (Steve Kohls / Forum News Service)play button
'Warmer,' 'wetter,' 'extreme rainfall' trending in Minnesota: Climate change presentation at CLC raises concerns
April 5, 2018 - 3:24pm
March 31, 2018
Winter campers stay close to the campfire on a March evening on Daniels Lake north of Grand Marais. From left are Isabelle Schomberg, Lakewood Township; Katherine Skwira-Brown, Duluth; Rachel Skwira-Brown, Duluth; and Jesse Schomberg, Lakewood Township. A group of three fathers and four daughters make the annual winter camping trip. Sam Cook / scook@duluthnews.complay button
10-year tradition: Dads and daughters make annual trek into the winter woods
March 31, 2018 - 6:37pm
March 17, 2018
Pushed by a gentle southwesterly wind, a thin sheet of ice on Lake Superior break into thousands of individual "puzzle pieces" or plates along the beach just north of the Lester River Saturday morning. (Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)play button
Photos and video: Lake Superior ice shatters along the shoreline
March 17, 2018 - 2:35pm
March 7, 2018
Danny Sieve (left) helps his 8-year-old daughter Julia Luepke take off down the luge he built in the backyard of their Alexandria home. Beth Leipholtz / Forum News Service
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Dad builds luge run for backyard fun
March 7, 2018 - 6:00am
February 25, 2018
Ask a Conservation Officer: Rules for removing ice houses
February 25, 2018 - 7:15am
Sam Hendrickson, 14, of Duluth, skis off the lip of a drop on a North Shore stream on Feb. 18 during an outing with his family. Sam Cook / scook@duluthnews.com
Sam Cook column: Unexpected Olympic moments up a frozen river
February 25, 2018 - 5:05am
February 23, 2018
Talia Martens, 17, of Brule spends time with one of her sled dogs, Keisha, last month at the family farm. Martens and her team will race in the Junior Iditarod starting today. (Maria Lockwood / Superior Telegram)
Brule musher takes part in Junior Iditarod this weekend
February 23, 2018 - 11:46pm
February 20, 2018
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Cold weather car safety
February 20, 2018 - 7:45am
February 18, 2018
Ask a Conservation Officer: Cross-country ski pass rules
February 18, 2018 - 6:33am
February 17, 2018
A poster that might have been? Nearly 90 years ago, Duluth made a bid to host the Winter Olympics. (News Tribune graphic)
Nine decades ago, Duluth had Olympic aspirations
February 17, 2018 - 7:54pm
Students at Cherry School take off across Long Lake near Cherry on snowshoes. The fourth- and fifth-graders were taking part in a day of fishing, snowshoeing and outdoor skills on Feb. 9. Sam Cook / scook@duluthnews.com
Iron Range school takes the classroom to the lake
February 17, 2018 - 7:13pm
February 11, 2018
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Winter Severity Index: So far, mostly mild
February 11, 2018 - 9:24am
February 10, 2018
Mel and Carson Rajkowski stand beside the milk carton igloo the family built in their front yard in the upper Congdon Park neighborhood. (Teri Cadeau/Weekly Observer)
Duluth family embraces winter, brick by brick
February 10, 2018 - 7:55am
February 4, 2018
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Sam Cook column: Ely dogsledding experience proves transformative for first-time musher
February 4, 2018 - 5:00am