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S Bence

The big dig-out continues with some slippery intersections. For a lot of us, we need to do a full shovel today, after making just a narrow path yesterday.

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

With temperatures plummeting below zero, we seem to see fewer squirrels and birds out and about. So, we wanted to find out how wildlife copes with the cold.

ransomtech / Flickr

Don't let the frigid temperatures freeze your outdoor plans.

S Bence

The story that is on almost everyone’s mind is the return of the snow and arctic cold to Wisconsin.

WikiCommons image

Sunday is the solstice, an important marker in the progression of the year.

Michelle Maternowski

WE Energies calls Monday night's power outages the worst in a decade. As of Tuesday morning, utility crews still had 36,000 customers to reconnect.

What's With All The Fog in Milwaukee?

Jun 25, 2014
Susan Bence

It may be summer, but the effects of the polar vortex are hanging around, bringing dense fog to the Milwaukee area.

Severe weather has been pummeling southern Wisconsin this week.

So far this winter, we've experienced 28 days of below-zero temperatures. While construction workers bear bad weather, sometimes their tools fail.

Ben Habanek

If you're hoping to take advantage of the extended winter season to visit the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore ice caves, you certainly won't be alone.

Susan Bence

This year’s spring thaw, when it begins, could produce hazardous conditions on some waterways in Wisconsin - ice jams.

Susan Bence

We’ve been experiencing one of our coldest winters, in decades. Maybe you’ve added your voice to the chorus of complaints.

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office

A Milwaukee County deputy sheriff was injured Monday, when a driver traveling too fast for conditions slammed into his squad car.

ESSAY: Winter Shines with Death's Light

Jan 31, 2014
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It seems sometimes that winter is the season when death is most around us.  Lake Effect essayist George Berdes notices that notion:

There is something at once depressing and compelling about the approaching death that we know as winter.

Leaves ‑‑ green and trembling with the excitement of life such a short time ago, now lay prostate…brown and decaying. Wildlife has retreated to darkened caves…tombs really. The day’s light is sullen, short.

Photos.com

When you venture outside during our bitterly cold weather, some things may sound a bit different - car tires driving on snow or a person stepping on it.

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