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August 28, 2018
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Teeth-chattering cold, plentiful snow predicted in Upper Midwest this winter
August 28, 2018 - 2:22pm
August 23, 2018
One teaspoon of road salt permanently pollutes five gallons of water, according to Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District Manager Melissa Barrick. Submitted photo
Class to cover winter salt use best practices
August 23, 2018 - 9:23am
May 25, 2018
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No joke: This city in Canada just got more than a foot of snow - in May
May 25, 2018 - 3:05pm
May 1, 2018
“For more than a decade, spring burning restrictions have successfully reduced the number of wildfires we’ve had in Minnesota,” said Casey McCoy, DNR fire prevention supervisor. “In fact, wildfires are down more than 30 percent from a decade ago, thanks in large part to these restrictions.” Click on image to view the entire graphic. MnDNR
Grass fires, wildfires keeping firefighters busy
May 1, 2018 - 11:20am
April 19, 2018
Garrett Goeden (left) tosses a shovelful of snow at Nathan Rud (right), as they and Jacob Hodge (center) and Ian Aadland, along with others from the Brainerd boys tennis team, work to clear snow Wednesday, April 18, from the high school tennis courts during practice. Temps reached a high of 50 degrees. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery
Brainerd tennis versus the snow
April 19, 2018 - 11:30am
April 15, 2018
During Saturday's heavy snowfall, this cardinal was a frequent visitor (as were many juncos and a feisty bluejay) at a bird feeder one mile north of Willmar, Minn. (Submitted photo by Missy Aaker)
Historic storm for some -- average for others: Montevideo, Minn., records 20.5 inches of snow in apparent record
April 15, 2018 - 7:50pm
A truck plows snow and slush Sunday at the end of Laurel Street in downtown Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Really?!?!: April snow, cold breaks records in Brainerd area
April 15, 2018 - 6:20pm
April 12, 2018
Snow falls in Backus Wednesday night. Denton Newman Jr. / Brainerd Dispatch
Wintry mix continues to delay spring
April 12, 2018 - 2:00am
April 7, 2018
Accumulating snowfall is possible across parts of the Northland on Sunday into Monday. Snow will spread in from southwest to northeast on Sunday. The heaviest snowfall is expected Sunday afternoon and evening before gradually tapering off early on Monday. Generally, 1 to 3 inches of accumulation is possible from the Brainerd Lakes to the Hinckley area with the highest totals in the Brainerd Lakes region.  National Weather Service Duluth
Snow a possibility Sunday - Brainerd lakes area could see 1-3 inches
April 7, 2018 - 4:00am
April 2, 2018
Tired of practicing inside, members of the Brainerd Warrior Softball team members shovel snow Monday, April 2, off their field near Brainerd High School. Using shovels and snowblowers, the team and coaches were challenged with 12 inches of snow after the recent spring snowstorms. Steve Kohls  /  Brainerd Dispatch  Video
A winter that never ends
April 2, 2018 - 9:56pm
April 1, 2018
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Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
April 1, 2018 - 6:06am
Against a backdrop of cliffs on Daniels Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Kevin Skwira-Brown of Duluth fishes for lake trout during a recent winter camping trip. Sam Cook / Forum News Serviceplay button
Dads, daughters continue decade-long tradition of winter camping
April 1, 2018 - 6:00am
March 30, 2018
The joke is on us: Brainerd could see up to foot of snow by Saturday
March 30, 2018 - 3:35pm
WINTER STORM WARNINGS IN EFFECT - a quick burst of heavy snow is expected tonight and Saturday morning over a good portion of the Northland. An area of 6 to 10+ inches of accumulation is expected, as well as gusty northerly winds, with gusts up to 30 mph possible. Heavy snowfall rates and blowing snow will lead to difficult travel conditions, with snowfall rates of one inch per hour or greater as well. National Weather Service Duluth graphic.
Winter storm expected to create dangerous travel conditions
March 30, 2018 - 11:02am
March 26, 2018
All forms of precipitation are possible Monday, according to the National Weather Service in Duluth - rain, snow and freezing rain are all likely before 8 a.m. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., snow is likely, possibly between 2-4 inches in total, followed by rain, snow and a freezing rain mix into the overnight hours and into Tuesday.
Monday weather looks to be a wintry mix
March 26, 2018 - 2:00am