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Friday February 15, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: chilly, Colder Than Average, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, sunny, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Wind Chills

Duluth Officials Address Snow Removal Concerns

City has 3 tiers for clearing snow on roads and 5 tiers for clearing sidewalks

DULUTH, Minn. – The City of Duluth wants residents and businesses to know they feel your frustrations with the mounting snow throughout the city. But they also say this wild winter has been tough on equipment and operators. They’re tackling streets, sidewalks, and alleys the best they can with the resources available. City crews have three tiers for removing snow…

Thursday February 14, 2019: Valentine’s Day Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: chilly temps, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Mild Air, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Valentine’s Day, Valentine’s Day Forecast, Valentine’s Day Weather Forecast, wind chill advisory

School Closings, Delays for Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Closings and Delays Due to Winter Weather Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Birchwood School District – Closed (No after school activities) Mellen School District: CLOSING at 1:00 p.m. (No after school activities) South Shore School District: CLOSING at 12:00 p.m. (No after school activities) Superior School District: All after school athletic practices, extracurricular activities and community events CANCELED Watersmeet Township School District – Closed Categories: News, News – Latest News, School Closings…

Tuesday February 12, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, heavy snow, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, snowfall, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Storm Warning, winter weather advisory

Minnesota Sea Grant Watches Lake Levels Rise

Levels inching closer to record

DULUTH, Minn.- The turbulent weather this winter hasn’t only dumped tons of snow on the city, but added water to Lake Superior. Minnesota Sea Grant reports that the lake levels have risen, to 602.43 ft as of this January. This has caused some flooding on Park Point, and big waves splashing on Brighton Beach. They say the increase is largely…

Monday February 11, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Storm Warning, Winter Storm Watch, winter weather advisory

Snowball Gala Celebrates Skiing

Raising money for Grand Avenue Nordic Center

DULUTH, Minn.- The 3rd Annual Snowball Gala celebrated everything happening at the Grand Avenue Nordic Center, and Duluth Cross Country Ski Club. A silent auction, live auction, and more raised money for trail-building at the Nordic Center. Saturday night’s event focused on young skiers in the Northland. “This is all about kids,” said Sarah Grenberg, Event Chair. “We’re building these…

Tips and Tricks for Winter Biking

Zeitgeist Hosts Bikes and Bites Tour for Winter Biking Week

DULUTH, Minn.- Those not bothered by the cold and snow who want to get outside this winter, might want to take their bikes out for a spin. Dozens of bikers rode in to Zeitgeist Arts Cafe in downtown Duluth today, the snow, slush and cold not stopping them. They shared with us some tips and tricks to navigating these conditions…

Book Across The Bay!

Ski, Snowshoe, Hike or Run From Ashland to Washburn Across The Frozen Chequamegon Bay!

CHEQUAMEGON BAY, Wisc. — The 23rd Annual Book Across the Bay takes place Saturday February 16th, 2019! Book Across the Bay is the upper Midwest’s most unique winter event, open to skiers and snowshoers of all ages and ability levels. The 10-kilometer course, which is groomed for both classic-style and skate skiing, starts in Ashland and ends in Washburn, and…

Escape Rooms Take Over The Bong Historical Center For A Good Cause

This Weekend Only! You Can "Escape The Bong" With 3 Different Themed Room Options.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — In this weeks Active Adventures, Brittney Merlot and Brett Scott get locked into a mobile escape room with 1 hour to get out! Watch the video above to see if they got out in time! Northland, you get the chance to try out the 3 new escape rooms that are only here for this weekend only! Grab…

Friday February 8, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Chilly Temperatures, Cold Returns, Cold Snap, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, lake effect snow, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, wind chill advisory, Wind Chill Warning, Winter Storm Warning

School Closings, Delays for Friday, February 8, 2019

Closings and Delays Due to Winter Weather Friday, February 8, 2019

Bessemer School District: CLOSED Feb. 8 including all events/activities Mellen Schools: 2 Hour DELAY Feb. 8 Watersmeet Township School District:  CLOSED Feb. 8 Categories: Community, Education, News, News – Latest News, School Closings Tags: community, Delays, education, school closings, weather

School Closings, Delays for Thursday, February 7, 2019

Closings and Delays Due to Winter Weather Thursday, February 7, 2019

Aitkin Schools – CLOSING Elementary at 1:00 p.m. Feb. 7| High School at 1:20 p.m. Feb. 7 Ashland Schools – CLOSING at 1:00 p.m. Feb 7 Birchwood School – CLOSING at 1:00 p.m. Feb 7 Carlton Schools – No after school activities, no conferences Feb. 7 Duluth Public Schools – CLOSED Feb. 7 including Keyzone Duluth Salvation Army – Closed for…

Thursday February 7, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Blowing Snow, Drifting Snow, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, heavy snow, Intense Snowfall Rates, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Slick Travel, slippery roads, Superior Wisocnsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Storm Warning

Wednesday February 6, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Cold Snap, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, heavy snow, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Whiteout Conditions, windy, Winter Storm Watch, winter weather advisory

Great Outdoors: Ice Fishing on Lake Superior

Anglers Get Out on Ice in Tough Weather Conditions

DULUTH, Minn.- As Lake Superior hardens with ice, you can bet Anglers are there to drill their holes and drop their lines. But these brave Northlanders have to get their timing just right, because in a day all that ice could be gone. The wind howls, cutting through ice houses like a knife. Suddenly, the wind’s song is interrupted by…

Tuesday February 5, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Monday February 4, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, freezing drizzle, freezing rain, ice, Ice Accumulations, Ice Storm Warning, Icy Roads, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, sleet, Slush, snow, Snowy Roads, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Winter Storm Warning, Winter Wearher Advisory

Closings, Delays for Monday, February 4, 2019

Closings and Delays Due to Winter Weather Monday, February 4, 2019

Birchwood School District – Closed Monday, Feb. 4 (no after school activities) Butternut School District – Closed Monday, Feb. 4 Hayward Schools – Closed Monday, Feb. 4 Ironwood Area Schools – Closed Monday, Feb. 4 Solon Springs Schools – 2 Hour Delay Monday, Feb. 4 Watersmeet Township School District – Closed Monday, Feb. 4 Categories: Community, News, News – Latest…

Before Winter Storm, Cold Front Festival Moves In

Three Day Event Comes to a Close

DULTUTH, Minn.- Only in the Northland would there be an event named, and celebrating a cold front. The Second Annual Cold Front Festival brought in folks young and old, enjoying the frosty festivities before winter wakes up again. “Honestly I think the nice weather, being outside, y’know, it’s a good time to get everyone together, and it’s great fun,” said Marcy…

Laskiainen Slides Into 82nd Year

Finnish Sliding Festival Continues in Northland

DULUTH, Minn.-This weekend’s warmer weather was perfect to get outside, and folks in Palo celebrated the great Northland landscape the same way they have for the last 82 years. Laskiainen, or the Finnish Sliding Festival, slid into its 82nd year. What started as a Finnish winter tradition is now a tradition perfectly fitting the Northland. People from as far as…

Friday February 1, 2019: Morning Forecast

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Thursday January 31, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Arctic Blast, Bitter Cold, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Frigid Cold Temperatures, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Minnesota Cold, Northland Weather Forecast, Polar Vortex, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Wind Chill Warning, Wisconsin Cold Snap

Ice Cream and Coffee: How the Northland Copes with the Cold

Two Local Businesses Remain Open with Customers to Show for It

DULUTH, Minn.- The extreme cold doesn’t keep the Northland from getting out to enjoy the finer things in life. Because if you think temps that feel like -40 keep people here inside, you don’t know Minnesota. “The weather doesn’t bother me at all.” Armon Freeman, a Junior at Denfeld High School, walks into Bridgeman’s in Duluth with his cousins, wearing only…

Wednesday January 30, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Arctic Blast, Dangerous Cold Wind Chills, Dangerous Temperatures, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Frost Bite, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Polar Vortex, Polar Vortex Minnesota, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Terribly Cold, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Wind Chill Warning, windy

Brutal Cold Weather Strikes Northland

Fun Cold Weather Tricks To Try In Rare Frigid Temperatures

BRUTAL HISTORIC COLD ARRIVES IN THE NORTHLAND WIND CHILL WARNING: Dangerous cold air temperatures paired with high winds will create life threatening wind chills throughout the day today and into Thursday morning. -40° to -60° feel like temperatures will be felt, which can cause frost bite in 5 minutes. It is crucial that you limit your time outdoors, cover all…

Tuesday January 29, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: Arctic Blast, Dangerous Wind Chills, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Life Threatening Cold Snap, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Northland Weather Forecast, Polar Vortex Hits Minnesota, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast, Wind Chill Warning

Monday January 28, 2019: Morning Forecast

Categories: Weather Video Tags: -60° wind chills, Arctic Cold Blast, Dangerous Cold, Dangerous Wind Chills, Duluth Minnesota Weather Forecast, Life Threatening Cold, Life Threatening Wind Chills, merlot weather, merlots weather, Meteorologist Brittney Merlot, Near Record Breaking Cold, Northland Dangerous Cold Arrives, Northland Weather Forecast, Polar Vortex Hits Minnesota, Superior Wisconsin Weather Forecast, Twin Ports Weather Forecast

Veterinarians On Hand During Beargrease Marathon

Veterinarians keep eyes on the sled dogs during marathon checkpoints.

DULUTH, Minn.- For those wondering about the safety of the sled dogs during the 35th annual Beargrease marathon, a veterinarian staff is on hand through the entirety of the race. A team of 20 vets are assigned to different checkpoints mushers are required to stop at during the marathon. At each stop, dogs are checked for injuries, hydration levels, exhaustion and…