Photos: The dark and long winter

Midwestern winter drags on

Midwesterners have a reputation for tolerating, even embracing winter. But this long winter is testing even the most hearty among them.

Storified by Minnesota Today· Mon, Apr 15 2013 08:45:14

So icy #blizzard #ice #Duluth instagram.com/p/YIF0eOK7sg/Jeff Vokac
Big waves caused the Ice hanging onto this tree. #duluth instagram.com/p/YF4MpHSWE2/Ellen Hatfield
university is pretty this morning! #snow instagram.com/p/YIKPIQI5nZ/Kalyn Fraser
A nice, welcome #home gift from the wind and sky. #Snow #Minnesota #Duluth #NotHawaii #NotWhiteSand instagram.com/p/YG-lz7kYV5/Matthew Olin
MT @akpix Duluth harbor full of ice, Lift Bridge obscured by falling snow this morning pic.twitter.com/kePFY9sGvi #galesofaprilDuluth News Tribune
Can’t beat that sight #dlh #duluthmn #ships #ice #lakesuperior instagram.com/p/YENQf5sd1I/Connie Haugen
I think it’s safe to say, snow should not ‘fall’ laterally. Ever. Especially in April instagram.com/p/YHRZxRCvxW/Katie Wieliczkiewicz
Took me an hour to shovel to our trucks this morning. The snow blower picked a bad tiling to break… instagram.com/p/YIDPG7AIqA/Clinton Little
Ok April, I’m over this snow. I’m not sure I can shovel over the 7 foot bank anymore #duluth #spring pic.twitter.com/vPgBrbU4ZiJulian Leonard
Spring in Duluth, MN. Gah. It truly is one of a kind. #snow #spring #blizzard #Duluth #Iloveduluth instagram.com/p/YGobg_t6CL/Sam Vinnik
Having trouble getting ice time? Just come to 45th St. S. in Osgood, Fargo’s newest rink! pic.twitter.com/gZ5qLMsLQ6John Trierweiler
North Dakota State Capital shrouded in snow, via forum news service. pic.twitter.com/xgfMSAn3F6Daryl Ritchison
Roads around campus. My car vs snow. My car lost 🙁 @ Minnesota State University Moorhead instagram.com/p/YITwE0tYHL/Kristin Kirtz
I think we have more snow now than the middle of winter! pic.twitter.com/La9kjYJ781Devin Rehovsky
at least the snow is pretty 🙂 instagram.com/p/YIVa1gFsMT/Alexandra Messerli
April snow brings May floods. twitpic.com/cjl2ztNick Magee
It may be April 15th, but there’s something beautiful about a fresh snow. pic.twitter.com/pYkWlsJUKsJustin Nistler
Some turkey scouting done my Aaron Wavra, of our staff. Will late winter snow affect your turkey hunts? yfrog.com/mm16lsvjJeremy Elbert

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