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Rest of today... Mostly cloudy late in the morning then becoming partly sunny. Isolated flurries in the late morning and early afternoon. Highs 23 to 28. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph early in the afternoon. Tonight... Snow. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches, mainly over southern Crow...

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 1:00pm

A cold front moved through the Northland this morning, so high temperatures today are going to colder than yesterday. Expect highs ranging from the mid 20s in northwest Wisconsin to the low 20s and teens across northeast Minnesota. A Canadian Clipper system will bring anywhere from a dusting to up t...

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 12:44pm

DULUTH -- A frostbitten woman found Sunday in a Duluth alley will face surgery to remove her toes, according to her CaringBridge Web page. Erin Coons’ “left toes are dead (and) there’s no blood flowing to the tips of them. Her toes will be amputated,” wrote her sister, Erica Coons. “She wi...

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 3:51pm

FARGO – A man whose body was found Thursday afternoon in Fargo is believed to have frozen to death, which would make it the area’s first death in six years from exposure to harsh winter weather. Police had a preliminary identification of the man Thursday evening and were working to notify next o...

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 3:43pm

A Maplewood, Minnesota woman was saved by the sub-zero temperatures Tuesday morning when she flew off a highway overpass and doing a mid-air barrel roll after losing control of her vehicle on black ice. Luckily, the pond she landed on was completely frozen. Watch the video above or ...

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 5:23pm

Three Minnesota teens on Christmas holiday vacation looking to wreak-a-little-havoc decided the Nor'easter that's kept everyone else indoors was a perfect time to get outdoors, and turn those flakes into fear. Watch the video above or ...

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 9:54am

As of 10:53 a.m. Friday, the Brainerd lakes area spent 123 hours at zero or below stretching back to Dec. 29.

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 9:48pm

The Minnesota Department of Transportation advised motorists on Friday to drive with caution in west central Minnesota, including Stearns County and surrounding areas, due to blowing snow and scattered slippery spots. The advisory was issued at 3:45 p.m. Friday. Most roads in the region currently we...

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 5:48pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton moved Friday to cancel all public school classes statewide on Monday because of dangerous weather, the first such closing in 17 years. "The safety of Minnesota's schoolchildren must be our first priority," Dayton said in a statement. The National Weather Ser...

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 11:55am

Claire Gunsbury skis along the trails at the Northland Arboretum Wednesday on New Year's day despite sub-zero temperatures in the lakes area....

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 10:43pm