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The Wadena County Sheriff's Office Emergency Management would like remind everyone that it is essential to plan ahead for Minnesota's severe spring and summer weather. An easy way to get prepared is by participating in Severe Weather Awareness Week.

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 8:45pm

■ Snowstorm totals • 20 inches North Branch. • 16.5 inches Grantsburg, Wis. • 16 inches Cambridge. • 14.7 inches Ashland, Wis. • 14.6 inches Monticello. • 14.5 inches Milaca. • 13 inches Little Falls. • 12.7 inches Hillman. • 9.

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:02pm

■ Top 20 snowiest winters in Brainerd With missing data, the most reliable and complete records at the National Weather Service go back to 1949. 1. - 80.6 inches in 1997. 2. - 79.4 inches in 1989. 3. - 75.3 inches in 1969. 4. - 73 inches in 2013.

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:02pm

Crashes were fast and furious Wednesday as the strong spring snowstorm created slick roads. More than 50-year-old snowfall totals were matched or smashed in the most recent storm effectively extending this seemingly endless winter - yet again.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:39pm

AccuWeather Global Weather Center - AccuWeather.com reports a mid-April snowstorm will focus on the northern Plains and Upper Midwest through Thursday, spreading snow from the Dakotas to Ontario. The biggest impacts from this system will be felt on Wednesday evening and into Thursday morning when sn...

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:06pm

Winter is not taking this whole spring thing well. Heavy snow, falling as fast as 1-2 inches per hour, may blanket the lakes region as winter blasts its way back into season Wednesday, April 16.

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:06pm

Winter returned and canceled the Skywarn class, which provides training to recognize severe thunderstorm and tornado-producing weather. The class, put on by the National Weather Service, was planned at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Brainerd.

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 8:37pm

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Parts of the world saw a rare celestial event on Tuesday when the Earth's shadow fell across the moon, turning it orange. The lunar eclipse unfolded over three hours beginning at about 2 a.m. EDT, when the moon began moving into Earth's shadow. A little more than ...

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:35am

Just when it seemed safe to put the winter boots away, the National Weather Service reports a storm may bring heavy snow Wednesday.

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 9:43pm

The National Weather Service (NWS) Monday issued a flood warning for the Mississippi River in Aitkin and Crow Wing counties. At 9:30 a.m. Monday, the stage at the Mississippi River at Aitkin was reported by NWS to be 12.8 feet. Flood stage is 12 feet.

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 7:59pm