The bad news is that according to The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, St. Joseph's first snowfall of the year should happen today--if history is any indicator according to their climate record.
When you're young and going to school, you don't have a ton of money to spend on trips...especially, when you're living off of minimum wage. You've got to be creative every now-and-then to keep things interesting.
The lack of snow this season hasn't stopped skiers from hitting the trails and having fun. Even without the expected snowfall yesterday (Monday) many residents have been snow shoeing, fat biking and some skiing.
The recent weekend snowfall has picked up business for local stores who specialize in snow related equipment. Mimbach Fleet Supply Manager Rich Wolter says the few inches of snow brought an uptick in customers the last few days.
This week in our "Behind the Scenes" series on WJON, we see how to make snow on the slopes at Powder Ridge. As soon as the weather turns cold the crew at Powder Ridge waste no time making snow for the season.