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Winter Awareness Week

Monday, November 10th, 2008 at 6:10 am

Monday kicks off Winter Awareness Week in Wisconsin and Winter Hazard Awareness Week in Minnesota.

Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle will recognize the work of snowplow drivers on Wednesday with Snowplow Driver Appreciation Day in Wisconsin.

In Minnesota, the Department of Public Safety will devote each of the next five days to a specific winter safety theme. Monday’s focus is on surviving ice storms, blizzards, and sub-zero temperatures.

Tuesday: Safety on Ice, Snowmobile Safety

Wednesday: Winter Fire Safety, Holiday Fire Safety

Thursday: Winter Travel and Insurance Issues, indoor air, including carbon monoxide

Friday: Winter Driving Tips and Auto Safety.

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