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Ice storm knocks out power, closes schools

 

Ralph Ansami/Daily Globe

FROST COVERS trees at the Gogebic Country Club golf course Wednesday afternoon, contrasting with the plush grass that grew before the cold weather arrived.

By RALPH ANSAMI

ransami@yourdailyglobe.com

An ice and snow storm swept through parts of northern Wisconsin and the western Upper Peninsula Tuesday evening, causing scattered power outages through Wednesday.

The cold, wet weather was expected to continue through tonight.

The Superior and Bayfield areas started getting snow or freezing rainfall Tuesday night.

Rain turned to ice on the trees across the Gogebic Range by Wednesday morning as the thermometer hung around 32 degrees.

The snow and freezing rain caused many Minnesota and Wisconsin schools to cancel classes Wednesday.

In northern W...



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