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Storm blows across Northwoods, closes schools


January 25, 2019

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THOMAS CASLEY took this shot of Aurora Street in downtown Ironwood Thursday morning as the falling snow gave the area a "snow globe" effect.

A strong arctic cold front swept across the region Thursday that included a winter storm warning, frigid temperatures, blowing snow and wind chill advisories.

Ironwood, Bessemer, Wakefield-Marenisco and Watersmeet schools all canceled school early Thursday and at the same time called off school for today. Hurley also called off school for today.

The Michigan State Police Wakefield Post was cautioning against any travel on area roads Thursday. Late Thursday, MSP announced M-28 was closed between Marquette and Munising.

Gogebic Community College called off classes Thursday afternoon, but late...

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