Sliding uphill

Heavy snowfall makes winter driving in Minnesota a real pain, but drop a light dusting over Duluth hills and dangerous driving is taken to a new place: The uphill slide. A quick YouTube search shows how cars, trucks and buses are no match for ice-covered avenues that tilt down at black diamond angles through this … More Sliding uphill

Racing the giant slalom with a garbage truck

Steep hills, narrow alleys and seven inches of snow can bring a garbage truck to its knees in Duluth. Trash days are Fridays in Chester Park. Unfortunately the city was socked with more than a half-foot of snow overnight. The storm turned streets and alleys into giant┬áslalom runs with parked cars, utility polls and frozen … More Racing the giant slalom with a garbage truck