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North Country is a fan of the mild winter

Residents say they don’t miss the snow that has yet to fall

Kamie St. Germaine and Alysha Relation wish there was enough snow to take out the snowmobiles.

Kamie St. Germaine and Alysha Relation wish there was enough snow to take out the snowmobiles.

— She finds herself taking more walks because of the warm temperatures and lack of snow, as well as spending time on yard work.

However, Leonard is a school nurse and has noticed more students out sick.

“There is more allergies and mold.”

Her daughter, Alyssa Leonard, cannot believe how little snow has accumulated this year.

But she doesn't miss it.

“I want to sit on the beach and be warm.”

Lydia Gricoski of Beekmantown agreed.

“I don't like the snow. It's cold.”

As for John Stafford of Peru, he's lived in the area his entire life and would like to see snow some of the winter.

The Farmer's Almanac predicted a mild winter, he said, as well as a storm at the end of February.

“Truthfully, I'm not really a fan of the winter, but I don't think people have been able to really experience the winter.

“We aren't gonna have the runoff we normally do, and that could set us up for a drought in the summer.”

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