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NICK HENNEN: Now I See — Dakota Magic

Despite how this looks, and I suppose partially because of it, North Dakota is a beautiful place. I sometimes miss the wide openness and wildness of a good blizzard. The whole world shuts down and you can crawl under the covers with a good book for hours unnoticed. Stopping to listen to the wild wind. Appreciating the warmth of your …


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JEFF OLSON: Photo Gallery — Blizzard Jonas

Alexandria, Va., photographer Jeff Olson and his wife, Joanne Plager Burke Olson, joined millions of others on the East Coast in digging out from this weekend’s Blizzard Jonas, which dumped up to 3 feet of snow or more in some areas. Even their dog, Coach, got in on the act. Also see photos from Jeff’s first day back in Washington, …


LORI NITSCHKE: The Rural Urbanite — Cold Enough For Ya? How Northeast And Upper Midwest Blizzards Differ

Few things point out the differences between Northeasterners (below Rhode Island) and Upper Midwesterners (above Iowa and Nebraska) more than the winter storm, such as the #snowzilla or #jonasblizzard that has just occurred. For those of us who live in one but grew up in the other, the differences can be perplexing. In general, the conclusion is that the Northeast …