Northwest Wisconsin: Emergency Service crews in the northern part of Wisconsin are asking rural residents to help them out this winter. The Amnicon Fire Department shared a post on Facebook which said, "We can't help you if we can't find you." They're referring to fire numbers covered in snow and are asking residents to make sure their fire numbers are visible this winter.
They're also reminding residents that is in not appropriate to call 911 for road conditions, instead, you can call 511 for the latest information on that.
Virginia, MN: A new event and convention center is making good progress in the Iron Range city of Virginia. According to the city's website, skates should be hitting the ice at the new arena by the fall of this year.
The groundbreaking for the project was held in May of 2020 in the midst of the pandemic. Despite some unforeseen challenges, the completion date for this project is still set for October of 2021.
You can find updates on the project here.
Grand Rapids, MN: Visit Grand Rapids is making sure snowmobile enthusiasts have an updated map for all of Itasca County's trails. The organization has updated snowmobile maps for the new year and they're hoping they will help you explore the beauty of the region.
Maps are available through the group's facebook page or email, or you can pick one up in person at the Old Central School or the mall in Grand Rapids.
The organization also puts out a weekly report for fat tire biking and cross country skiing.
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