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Frostbite

Ice, ice, baby

VALPARAISO | The last time the city's Utilities Department had to thaw water lines was 2007, but this year they have had to remove ice blockages from 32 of them.

February 28, 2014 5:45 pm

Surviving the Season: Playing Outdoors in Winter

Baby, it’s cold outside, really cold but Vikki Armstrong, owner of Beyond Fitness in St. Joseph, (which she describes as a fully integrated system to improve quality of life, whether that means fitness training, weight management, recovery from an illness or disability), doesn’t let the temp…

February 23, 2014 12:31 pm

Shoveling, frigid temps to blame for injuries

With the wind chill dipping well into negative digits and snow that continues to fall and drift, hospitals are seeing an influx of patients with weather-related injuries. 

January 27, 2014 5:45 pm

Extreme weather blamed for local injuries

At least one local person was treated for a hand injury related to unclogging a snow blower Monday, as the bitter cold and snowy conditions landed people in local hospitals.

January 06, 2014 6:02 pm
Six decades later, Korean War wounds remain

Six decades later, Korean War wounds remain

Charles "Mike" Mikovetz wears two pairs of socks to keep his feet warm. Even in the summer.

October 26, 2013 10:43 pm Video Photos

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Cold means business as usual but watch for symptoms when the frost takes a bite

Cold means business as usual but watch for symptoms when the frost takes a bite

Severe cold can pose several health risks, including hypothermia, frost nip, frostbite, and cold weather asthma symptoms, said Dr. Florian Miranzadeh, who operates a family practice in Lakeview.

January 26, 2011 12:00 am
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