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March 6, 2018
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A truck mounted with the “icebreaker” moves through the slush and compacted snow Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 12 west of Willmar. Commonly used in Alaska, Minnesota purchased three icebreakers that are shared by Minnesota Department of Transportation districts.

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Bringing out the big guns: MnDOT uses new 'icebreaker' to clear compacted snow
March 6, 2018 - 9:24pm
Erica Dischino / TribuneA truck drives on Highway 12 in Willmar Tuesday morning after the snowstorm the previous night.
Impressive snow totals for west central Minn. Willmar gets 8.6 inches
March 6, 2018 - 3:59pm
A pedestrian walks in Monday's heavy snow in downtown Fargo. David Samson / The Forum
Here are snow totals throughout the region from our most recent winter storm
March 6, 2018 - 1:33pm
February 25, 2018
Sam Hendrickson, 14, of Duluth skis off the lip of a drop on a North Shore stream on Feb. 18 during an outing with his family. Sam Cook / Forum News Service
Unexpected Olympic moments up a frozen river
February 25, 2018 - 6:08am
February 5, 2018
'Uber of snowplows' expands to Twin Cities
February 5, 2018 - 9:54pm
February 4, 2018
Ramona Bracker of Neola, Iowa, stands on the runners of a dogsled at Chilly Dogs Sled Dog Trips in Ely. Photo courtesy Ramona Bracker
Iowa fields to the north woods: Ely dogsledding experience proves transformative for first-time musher
February 4, 2018 - 6:15am
January 30, 2018
Martha Schouweiler waves to the crowd as she starts the John Beargrease mid-distance race on Sunday, Jan. 28. On Monday, she won the race for the fourth straight year. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Schouweiler claims fourth Beargrease mid-distance win
January 30, 2018 - 5:31am
January 29, 2018
John Beargrease marathon musher Blair Braverman nears the Trail Center checkpoint with two dogs riding in her sled bag. Steve Kuchera / vplay button
Northwoods traffic jam as mushers, dogs push toward Beargrease finish
January 29, 2018 - 6:04pm
January 21, 2018
Fat-bikes have wider tire tracks than even mountain bikes. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Interest in Fat-bike riding growing in Minnesota
January 21, 2018 - 6:56am
January 10, 2018
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Live updates: Winter weather hits Minnesota
January 10, 2018 - 4:49pm
January 4, 2018
Sgt. Wilber Hunter, left, died on the ice of the Chesapeake Bay. The Washington Post, Feb. 9, 1936
With a blizzard raging, these rescuers set out on a doomed mission for an icebound island
January 4, 2018 - 2:29pm
January 2, 2018
Chad Schouweiler runs his team in the Gunflint Mail Run sled dog race last year. Thirty mushers will race 12-dog and eight-dog teams in this year's Gunflint Mail Run, which begins Saturday morning at Trail Center Lodge on the Gunflint Trail. Photo by Jim Stroner
Trails ready for Gunflint sled dog race
January 2, 2018 - 5:24am
December 26, 2017
A map of snow accumulation near Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. The Washington Post
Record-setting storm buries Pennsylvania city under more than 4 feet of snow
December 26, 2017 - 6:08pm
December 19, 2017
Reminder issued on snow removal
December 19, 2017 - 8:34am
December 17, 2017
Fat-bike riders compete in the 2017 Norpine Fat Bike Classic race last January on the Norpine ski trails  near Lutsen. The Norpine Trail Association will allow fat-biking on a segment of its trails this winter on a trial basis. Rod Haase Photography photo
North Shore ski trail will allow fat-biking on trial basis
December 17, 2017 - 6:35am