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People respond to the season's first heavy snow with shovels, snowblowersSubmitted: 12/13/2017
Erin Beu
Erin Beu
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ebeu@wjfw.com

People respond to the season's first heavy snow with shovels, snowblowers
RHINELANDER - It feels a little better about needing to shovel, blow and plow driveways when people know everyone else needs to, too.

Newswatch 12 found a few people around Rhinelander embracing the tasks Wednesday.

Bart Bartholomew has a motto when it comes to shoveling snow.

"Gotta get her done," said Bartholomew.

Bartholomew geared up Wednesday morning on Stevens Street in Rhinelander with not one, but two shovels.

"It usually takes 45 minutes with an average shovel, [but for] me, it only takes 25 if you have two shovels," said Bart with a laugh.

Rhinelander saw around seven inches of snow Wednesday.

The season's first big snowfall brought many people outside to scrape, shovel and blow their driveways.

"I got [a lot to] do over there," said Mathew Bozek.

Bozek also lives in Rhinelander and, like many Wisconsinites, loves when it snows.

"I [plow] just for the fun of it," said Bozek.

Unlike Bartholomew, Bozek used a snowblower. He says shoveling isn't his thing.

"Well, with the light stuff its fine, but with the heavier stuff it's much harder," said Bozek.

The shoveling likely won't end Wednesday due to more snow expected this week.

But Bartholomew is ready to shovel his driveway again.

"Like I said, I'm the type of man that gets things done," said Bartholomew.

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