Snowfall means work for some, play for others

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Reese Beleck, 6, of Sterling, sees a snow-filled ditch as a chance to make an ice slide.
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Jim Steward uses a small tractor to clear the road shoulder of Main Street in Omer.
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Margaret Pestrue, 94, of Standish, shovels snow in her driveway. Margaret said she clears her driveway a little bit at a time.
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A snowball fight breaks out in Sterling between 9-year-olds Hannah Carrier and Cheyenne Shafer.
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Hannah Carrier, 9, of Sterling, bursts out into laughter after falling in the snow.
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Wyatt Shafer, 7, of Sterling, makes a snow angel.
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Colleen Irving clears a patch to her mailbox at her home in Sterling.
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Marcus Bennett, owner of the Rifle River Market in Omer, tries to clear some room in the business' parking lot.
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Dave Labenne, of Standish, plows the snow out of his driveway on Cass Street.
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Phil Pelton shovels snow off of the sidewalk in front of two stores he owns in Standish.
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Jennifer Rayl, of Linwood, shovels snow off a sidewalk near The Cat's Meow in Standish.

About 3 to 4 inches of wet, heavy snow fell in Northern Michigan Dec. 3, forcing schools to be canceled and roads and driveways to be cleared. For children in Arenac County, the snow meant there was fun to be had outside. Many adults, however, were grabbing their shovels or firing up their tractors or trucks to clear the snow.


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