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Veeder: Imagining ourselves in warmer times

July 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

When Dad was recovering in the hospital this winter, the wind howling and blowing snow across the glow of the streetlights, we took turns sitting with him in that sterile room, keeping him company throughout the night so we didn’t have to worry abo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hope (for spring) springs eternal

March 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — It’s no secret that people in the Upper Midwest are fed up with winter.
It seems to have been an unusually long, cold and treacherous season. Even though there haven’t been many major snowstorms, the region’s residents have suf…continue reading on dglobe.com

In like a lion: March begins with more snow, cold

March 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

Cold temperatures and measurable snowfall brought March to area residents this weekend.

Light snow came down throughout much of the daytime hours Saturday, leading to difficult driving conditions in some locations before subzero temperatures mov…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mitchell heating costs slightly over average

March 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

As cold weather continues, the bill battle to keep homes warm wages on.

But according to Northwestern Energy, the main provider of natural gas to homes in Mitchell, heating bills aren’t that much higher than they were a year ago.

Tom Glan…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Soaking up sunshine

February 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Jolene Nystrom might well have the best job in the Midwest this winter, or at the very least, the best job in southwest Minnesota.
As residents hunkered down in their homes or wrapped up in layers to brave yet another bone-chilling d…continue reading on dglobe.com

Editorial: A winter of miserable weather

February 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

You have been wondering and asking: How bad is this winter of 2013-14?
A new winter misery index answers that this winter in the Midwest and East is one of the harshest winters of our lifetime, according to an Associated Press report.
And it does n…continue reading on dglobe.com

Dakotas seeing dangerous cold and some snow

February 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Dangerous cold is blanketing the Dakotas once again.

The National Weather Service says wind chills early Monday in North Dakota were in the minus 20s and 30s. And they were expected to drop that low in northeast and central …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Dakotas seeing dangerous cold and some snow

February 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Dangerous cold is blanketing the Dakotas once again.

The National Weather Service says wind chills early Monday in North Dakota were in the minus 20s and 30s. And they were expected to drop that low in northeast and central …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Renville County communities open doors to 134 stranded motorists

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

OLIVIA, Minn. — Communities in Renville County hosted 134 motorists stranded by Thursday night’s winter storm after motel rooms had filled.
The National Guard Armory in Olivia put cots out for 57 of the stranded motorists, while other communitie…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Renville County communities open doors to 134 stranded motorists

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

OLIVIA, Minn. — Communities in Renville County hosted 134 motorists stranded by Thursday night’s winter storm after motel rooms had filled.
The National Guard Armory in Olivia put cots out for 57 of the stranded motorists, while other communitie…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com