A key economic indicator showed Northwest Indiana's economy contracted for the first time in a year in January and February, but it was due largely to the worst winter in decades.
This winter is one of the coldest and snowiest in history, and small businesses across the region are suffering from its effects.
HOMEWOOD | The Village Board gave its approval to purchase extra road salt and calcium chloride to ensure the Public Works Department has ample supplies to keep village streets clear of snow and ice during the winter months.
Officials in Lansing said Wednesday they are now in “conservation mode” when it comes to the use of road salt, saying they are trying to stretch their existing supply so it lasts for the remainder of winter.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. | So much for all the hand-wringing about a snowed-in Super Bowl.
A little frigid weather can’t stop ice fishermen. Even as temps were dipping below zero on Monday, they were dipping their lines into Wolf Lake waiting for a nibble.
LAS VEGAS | Roger Goodell once had his beer freeze while watching a game in Chicago, so sitting outside at the Super Bowl shouldn't be too much of a burden for the NFL commissioner.
Pedestrians make their way through the snow in the Manhattan borough of New York on Tuesday. The National Weather Service said the storm could bring 10 to 14 inches of snow to Philadelphia and southern New England and up to a foot in New York City, to be followed by bitter cold. An arctic ai…
Lansing crews working 12-hour shifts to clear roads
CHICAGO | Chicago Public Schools have canceled classes for a second day as the city experiences sub-zero temperatures.
CHICAGO | A storm with a 2,000-mile footprint threatened to frustrate Christmas travelers from Texas to Nova Scotia with a little of everything Mother Nature has to offer, from freezing rain, ice and snow to flooding, thunderstorms and possibly some tornadoes in the South.
There is at least one group of people to whom this winter season’s relatively mild weather has been bad news — public works employees who are called upon to clear snow and de-ice the streets.
The Indiana Department of Transportation said Tuesday it has dispatched crews to ensure roadways and bridges are safe for travel in anticipation of snowfall.
Some of my best childhood memories happened on my little red-and-white skis, and I had decided probably before my kids could walk that it would be that way for them, too (whether they liked it or not).
One of the worst things a parent can see on the ski slopes — short of an injury — is the swelling of a tear underneath the layers of facemask, goggles and helmet. The problem isn't only that the little drop of water could freeze: It could be the moment your child is turned off from skiing or…
When a powerful blizzard ripped through North Dakota last winter, hundreds of drivers were stranded as white-out conditions shuttered interstates spanning the state. Snow whipped up by wind marred the lines between pavement and grassy drop-offs, leaving some scared motorists unsure what to do.
The Illinois Department of Public Health is encouraging residents to begin winter weather preparations this week, which is Winter Storm Preparedness Week in Illinois.
CHICAGO | After a stretch of cool weather, Chicagoans have been showing off their summer shoes for the past two weeks.
Another day, another blizzard. Here are 50 ways to spend a snow day.
LaPorte County on Tuesday still operating under a state of emergency to keep drivers off the roads and help snow plows make a dent in clearing drifts up to 6 feet high.
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