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Chilly forecast ahead

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If the predictions are right, this winter might have a frosty bite.

And the lakes area got the first taste of the white stuff Sunday as snow clung to cars, leafy trees, rooftops and accumulated on the green grass and still-blooming flowers.


Snow depth reports ranged from 1 to 3.5 inches across central Minnesota, the National Weather Service in Duluth reported.

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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