First snow brings heavy, wet blanket


October 20, 2022

Jason Juno/The Globe

Branches hang over, and sometimes right on, the Iron Belle trail Monday in Ironwood during a snowstorm that brought heavy, wet snow to the Gogebic Range. See more photos, Page 22.


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Winter weather hit the Northwoods on Monday, with snow and ice causing power outages, slick roads, and cancellation of schools.

Chris Ouellette, a spokesperson for Xcel Energy, told the Globe Monday afternoon that 2,300 individuals had lost power in the Ironwood and Bessemer area due to the storm and that crews had been working on restoring the power since that morning. Ouellette said Tuesday afternoon that power was restored to all customers by 8:30 Monday evening.

Ironwood, Bessemer, Wakefield-Marenisco school districts cancelled school on Monday, a...

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