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January 14, 2019
A snow family hangs out in their front yard Friday, Jan. 11, on Bluff Avenue in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Snow Family
January 14, 2019 - 12:00pm
January 10, 2019
With a later snowfall this season, many businesses were waiting with anticipation to see how they would be affected. For some restaurants close to trails, late December snowstorms caused a significant surge in patronage. Managers are thrilled with recent business. Photo Illustration
Winter weather a boon for business - Snow brings out snowmobilers
January 10, 2019 - 6:00am
January 4, 2019
A windrow of snow is devoured by a city of Brainerd street department snowblower Thursday, Jan. 3, on South 4th Street in Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd crews finish last of snow removal after storm
January 4, 2019 - 5:00am
January 3, 2019
A roof on one of the greenhouses at Erickson’s Greenhouse collapsed New Year’s Eve under the weight of heavy snow. The building contained leftover Christmas trees. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch play button
Greenhouse collapses under snow at Erickson's
January 3, 2019 - 9:10am
January 2, 2019
Snowmobilers drive across Cross Lake Thursday, Dec. 27. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
Snowfall breaks December record
January 2, 2019 - 4:00am
January 1, 2019
Fresh snow clings to the trees as Brock Erickson rides his snowmobile in the soft powder on the Paul Bunyan State Trail Monday, Dec. 31, near Merrifield. About 5 inches of fresh snow fell Monday, adding a new layer to the earlier snowfall of more than a foot in the lakes area. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Frightfully frigid: Wind chills blow in with new year
January 1, 2019 - 3:00am
December 31, 2018
Cedar Scott-Lumbar shakes a snow covered pine branch Saturday, Dec. 30, during the Brainerd Nordic Ski Invitational at the Northland Arboretum. A snow storm during Christmas week blanketed the area with 8-10 inches of snow. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory which includes a possible 6 inches of snow to herald the new year. ­Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
National Weather Service: Plummeting temps, heavy snowfall for New Year's
December 31, 2018 - 3:00am
December 29, 2018
The west bank of the Mississippi River shines brightly at Rotary Park in Brainerd following a three-day storm. More than a foot of snow fell Wednesday, Dec. 26, Thursday and Friday in the Brainerd lakes area. Temperatures are expected to drop over the weekend with dangerously cold wind chills on New Year's Eve. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
The big dig: Snow removal begins after storm
December 29, 2018 - 5:00am
December 27, 2018
Snowmobile association urges caution ahead of snowfall
December 27, 2018 - 9:00am
December 26, 2018
Winter arrives with major snowstorm: Weather service ups expected snow total for parts of state
December 26, 2018 - 7:59pm
December 24, 2018
Stormy weather is heading for the Fargo-Moorhead area Wednesday evening, Dec. 26, according to the National Weather Service. Forum file photo.
Winter storm to bring snow, colder weather to region after Christmas
December 24, 2018 - 3:57pm
December 15, 2018
Dry December threatens bare Christmas in Duluth, central Minnesota
December 15, 2018 - 2:31pm
December 13, 2018
A bald eagle glides over fractured ice on the Mississippi River near Fort Ripley Wednesday, Dec. 12. Ice dams are behind a National Weather Service flood warning along the river. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
White Christmas in Brainerd area? Not likely: Mississippi River ice jam continues
December 13, 2018 - 3:00am
November 30, 2018
Airplane-effect snow graphic. The Washington Post
Near Chicago, multiple, man-made snow plumes
November 30, 2018 - 8:45am
November 28, 2018
A Crow Wing County plow truck clears snow from Gull Dam Road in 2015. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
County to deploy snowplows Thursday morning
November 28, 2018 - 9:42pm