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Strong storms possible in Northland today; snow possible Thursday

October 24, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Dense fog across much of the Northland this morning may give way to strong, possibly severe thunderstorms across the region this afternoon. In the wake of the storms, light snow is possible on Thursday.
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Low-interest disaster loans available for residents, businesses in flooded areas

July 31, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Wisconsin and Minnesota residents and businesses affected by June’s severe storms and flooding can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Continue Reading

Last piece of weather radio system in place in Wisconsin

June 8, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

More than 40 years after the first weather radio station went on the air in Wisconsin, the all-hazards NOAA radio system is complete, now that a station near Spooner has gone on the air.
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Flood advisory issued for Twin Ports, Cloquet

May 24, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The National Weather Service has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for Duluth, Superior and Cloquet as another wave of heavy rain affects the area. Continue Reading

DNR announces large land conservation deal in Northwestern Wisconsin

May 17, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announced today that it will purchase conservation easements on 67,346 acres of forest in Douglas, Bayfield, Burnett and Washburn counties. DNR officials said it is the largest such conservation deal in state history. Continue Reading

Organizers suspend campaign to recall Jauch

May 11, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The Recall Bob Jauch Committee is suspending operations a week short of the petition signature deadline and won’t be submitting signatures to the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, according to a committee spokesman.
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DNR bans feeding, baiting deer in Northwestern Wisconsin counties

May 8, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The baiting and feeding of deer will be banned in Barron, Burnett, Polk and Washburn counties in Northwestern Wisconsin effective Thursday, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announced Tuesday.
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Wisconsin bans smoking, burning in blowdown area

April 4, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Fire danger is ticking up across the Northland every day without rain, and Wisconsin officials are going to unusual lengths to avoid a wildfire in areas of the state hit by last summer’s windstorm.
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Wisconsin bans smoking, burning in blowdown area

April 4, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The extraordinary rules start Friday at 12:01 a.m. and will remain in effect until fire conditions improve. They apply to parts of southern Douglas, Burnett, Washburn and Polk counties hit by the windstorm last July 1. Continue Reading

Brother fulfills Washburn man’s lifetime dream to drive a bus

January 21, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

When Joey Moravchik was a kid, he couldn’t wait for the Ashland Daily Press to publish the bus routes each fall. He’d clip the list and memorize the names of the drivers and the numbers of their buses.
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