THE DIRT Winter continues. . .
Snow, snow, and more snow. It's pretty discouraging, isn't it?
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STAFF BLOG ASTROBOB Cross the "snow line" to Saturn and relish its ancient ice
Wipe the dust from an antique and you can begin to appreciate its vintage and workmanship. See beneath the space-worn colors of Saturn's rings and moons and you might just get a glimpse of the prime... Posted on 3/28/13 at 3:48 PM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS Going to the snow
If the snow wont come to you, go to the snow.
Thats what I did this past weekend, when I trailered the snowmobile north to the cabin near the Canadian border to finally put on some miles. So far, sno... Posted on 1/28/13 at 11:54 AM
NEW PLATEAUS Black Friday: Greed for the 99%'ers
Greed isn't reserved for the rich, and it isn't an all-or-nothing, good-or-evil proposition. Greed is a sneaky foe that creeps up on us normal folks, too...
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THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG Why did God invent Snow?
I know I live in northern Minnesota. I know northern Minnesota gets tons of snow every year. I know there are lots of fun winter activities to participate in. But I still don't like snow and if I didn... Posted on 10/17/12 at 9:07 AM
It was another weird weather weekend in Douglas County.
A wintry mix of sleet and big pelting flakes of snow descended on central Minnesota on Saturday afternoon and continued off and on into the evening.
Because icy conditions made traveling hazardous, a winter storm warning was posted from Friday night into Saturday night.
The ever-shifting wintry weather is causing a familiar sight in Douglas County: ice dams.
They occur when heat leaks into an attic and melts the underside of snow on the roof.
If weather conditions are right – an abundance of snow combined with big swings in the temperature – ice dams flourish.
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