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West Coast Under Tsunami Advisory Following Pacific Eruption

Japan Meteorology Agency via AP WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – An undersea volcano has erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga. The eruption on Saturday sent tsunami waves swirling around buildings and people rushing to higher ground. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage because all internet connectivity with Tonga was lost. Following the eruption,…

Cold Weather Not Slowing Down Can of Worms Work Much

DULUTH, Minn. – Monday was too cold to work on the Can of Worms project, but it doesn’t happen very often.  As long as the temperature is warmer than 10-below, workers are on site getting the I-35 interchange completed. Construction managers says workers know how to dress for the weather, staying active on the site to keep warm, and using warming…

Anglers Take On Frigid Air For Ice Fishing Off Park Point

DULUTH, Minn. – More than a dozen anglers were out braving the frigid air in the bay off Park Point Sunday hoping to bring home some fish for dinner.  Click the video to hear from some of those anglers and see one big catch. Categories: Entertainment, Environment, Great Outdoors, News, News – Latest News, Weather in the News

Bitter Cold Increases Risk for Dead Car Batteries

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Below zero temperatures can create a number of problems for vehicles, none more prevalent than a battery that isn’t working properly. One auto mechanic retailer says the design of a vehicle’s alternator helps to keep batteries better charged than in the past, but human error such as leaving lights on or charging chords plugged in after leaving…

Two Historic Superior Buildings Flattened after Frigid Firefight

Firefighters were faced with challenges left and right from the two warehouse buildings' immense size and the dangerously cold air.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Ash was strewn throughout the City of Superior as two historic Superior warehouses on the North End burned to rubble, a challenge to crews battling the tall flames on the chilly Thursday morning. “Certainly, ‘dangerous’ is the first word that comes to mind,” Superior Fire Chief Scott Gordon said. Officials were forced to shut down the Blatnik Bridge…

Cold, Snowy Days Helps Duluth Public Library Stay Busy

DULUTH, Minn. – When the weather gets snowy and windy, you may choose to stay inside.  That is what the Duluth Public Library hopes people do this winter. Leaders there say plenty of people choose to make their three locations a gathering place, using their physical and online resources, and just to relax in a warm setting with a good book….

Duluth Warming Centers at Capacity as New, Larger Facility’s Opening Delayed

The new warming center in Lincoln Park was supposed to open in December, but COVID supply chain issues pushed that to February.

DULUTH, Minn- Duluth’s homeless population is truly feeling the pain from these types of cold nights. And that’s fueling a desperate call for more attention and investment in affordable housing — as a new and bigger warmer center has been delayed for months. A new warming center in the lower level of the Lincoln Park Center is in its final…

Wednesday, January 5th’s Northland Snow Reports

The following are the top snow reports from Northland locations from this midweek storm system: Lake Nebagamon, WI: 18.0″ High Bridge, WI: 15.5″ Cornucopia, WI: 15.0:” Herbster, WI: 15.0″ Blueberry, WI: 15.0″ Bayfield, WI: 14.0″ Mason, WI: 14.0″ Poplar, WI: 14.0″ Ashland, WI: 13.0″ Mellen, WI: 13.0″ Grand View, WI: 13.0″ Gile, WI: 12.0″ Port Wing, WI: 12.0″ Iron River,…

School Closings, Delays for Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022

Closed:  Bayfield Schools – Closed Bessemer Area School District – Closed Maple Schools – Closed Northwood School District – Closed Solon Springs School – Closed South Shore School District – Closed Superior School District – Closed Opening 2 Hours Late:  Lake Superior School District – 2-hour delay Early Dismissal: Ashland School District – Elementary released at 1 p.m., Middle and…