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Icy conditions lead to hazardous travel Monday


Icy conditions prevailed over the weekend on area roadways and sidewalks.

Highs in the 30s and lows in the 20s since Friday aided a bit of melting and refreezing that seemed to Zamboni many surfaces. High winds and a third of an inch of precipitation overnight Monday made for a slick Tuesday, as well.

Local deputies responded to a few single-car accidents, but no injuries were reported. Iron County responded to two vehicles in the ditch, another in a snow bank and one stuck in a driveway. Gogebic County heard reports of a pair of car-deer accidents over the weekend.

With the high winds, the...

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