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01.06.2014 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Norman Ware
In Wisconsin, where each snap of severe weather is preceded by days of breathless doomsaying, there's something liberating about turning off the television, bundling up and just braving the elements—they're rarely as terrible as the bleakest forecasts make them out to be. For the last few years, Milwaukee's Lowlands Group has been offering an extra incentive to leave the house during nasty snow ...
12.09.2013 | | Posted at 05:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The first major snowfall of the season is always especially dangerous, and because of slick, frozen roads and swift wind gusts, yesterday's was even more disastrous than most. The Journal Sentinel tallied the damage in an article detailing dozens of crashes and injuries as well as three tragic fatalities, and now a Department of Transportation video shows just how terrifying the scene was at the s...
Monday, Jan. 5, 2009

Sports in Real Life

It's unlikely that snow-blowing will ever become a Winter Olympic sport, and that is a shame. Picture ten of the world's best blowers lined up on a track, roaring, revving and jumping at the start. Envision the white arcs of snow...
Friday, Dec. 5, 2008

Tonight @ the Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 8 p.m.

The Wild Space Dance Company celebrates the aesthetics of winter with its latest program, Snow, which runs through Saturday at the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre with 8 p.m. performances. The company’s new choreography explores the impact of winter weather, from severe ice storms to blizzard white-outs, and guest choreographer Erin Dudley, on loan from New York, will perform her new solo piece, “Sedna’s Betrayal,” a choreographed telling of an enduring Eskimo myth.
02.11.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By kate engbring
As I walked up the hill towards my car, a small lump formed in my throat. The two feet of snow that had fallen the night before had managed to keep me locked up in my house- making it simple to become oblivious to the extent of the damage done, by what then had seemed to be beautiful white powder. But as the hill disappeared behind me, and the area where my car had been came into view- I instant...