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Sturm Special Effects sprinkles faux snow over Hollywood

Published Aug. 19, 2015

Dieter Sturm may not be a household name, but for about 30 years, his work has been all over some of your favorite Hollywood movies. Yes, fitting for a Wisconsinite, Sturm's business is snow, and when a Hollywood production needs to call in anything from a flurry to a blizzard, Sturm and his Lake Geneva-based company Sturm Special Effects bring the storm.

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I got dibs on that parking spot. Yeah, dibs, you turkey

Published March 3, 2015

This latest snow fall made me realize something. I've never called dibs here. I'm not alone. I don't see any Milwaukeeans shoveling out angled parking spots or street parking spots and calling dibs on their handiwork. You know, "dibs." See, this is a real thing that real people do - specifically 90 miles south of us in Chicago. And it's serious business.

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Snow emergency lifted

Published Feb. 3, 2015

The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works has lifted the snow emergency and the 4-inch rule as of noon on Tuesday, Feb. 3. In addition, DPW has completed its overnight snow operations in the 5-Day Parking Exception Area.

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Social Circle: Bugs or snow?

Published Jan. 25, 2015

A lot of Wisconsinites complain about the cold and snow, but given the choice, would we move to a warmer climate if we could? There are definitely trade offs - including that many places with higher annual temperatures also have a larger population of bugs. Which would you prefer: snow or bugs?

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Snow Globe

Snow globes, transparent sphere in a delicate glass prison. Once false move the fragile contents can shatter in a sopping mess on the floor. So safe under the protective bubble. A cozy red brick house with tall trees and snow mounds. Cheerful figures with rosy cheeks. Fuzzy mittens and vivid f...

Rev. Ron reviews "The Colony"

I just have to assume that The Colony was made because some Canadian writers and filmmakers had some extra cash and time to waste in-between hockey games and other Canadian stereotypical activities...like being really nice.The Colony takes place in the not to distant future where mankind built ma...

Weather Advisory

Tuesday February 26th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL    It snowed today, and that got me to thinking about how much something as random as weather can have a very real impact on someone’s business. I guess I’ve always known it, but it really hit home today as I was cleaning o...

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