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Friday snow, rain brings record precipitation


October 31, 2017

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TWO GURNEY, Wis., area residents were hospitalized around 7:45 a.m. Monday when the vehicle they were riding in went out of control on ice on the railroad overpass bridge on U.S. 2 in Saxon, about a mile east of Wisconsin 122. The vehicle ended up on the bottom of an embankment on its roof. Hurley School District teacher Aaron Bender and his daughter, Darian, received non-life threatening injuries, but required hospitalization.


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IRONWOOD - The 8 inches of snow that fell when rain turned into snow on Friday set an Oct. 28 record for Ironwood, according to the National Weather Service office in Marquette.

The snow was recorded at the Gogebic-Iron Wastewater Treatment Plant on the Montreal River off Cloverland Drive for the 24-hour period ending at 7 a.m. on Saturday.

Another 2 inches fell for the 24-hour period to 7 a.m. Sunday, making the weekend's snowfall 10 inches.

About half of Friday's wet stuff fell as rain and the precipitation total of 1.63 inches for the period a...

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