About half the people surveyed in a recent poll claim to have had a “major stressful” event within the past year. National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health conducted the nationwide survey.
It’s Independence Day, so we’re hitting “reply all” to your Fourth of July Good Questions. Some viewers have wondered: Why our nation’s colors are red, white, and blue?
Like most of us, the Twins have made quite a few changes to their wardrobe over the years. From the pinstripes of the ’60s, to the pinstripes of today, and in-between, there’s a favorite of Twins pitcher Casey Fien.
“You can leave it up the whole time if there’s a spotlight on it,” one viewer we talked with said. “But if there’s no spotlight, you have to take it down and you have to fold it.”
Video recorded by a truck driver in Illinois has gone viral. Brian Miner honked and flagged down a state trooper because he thought the trooper was speeding and talking on his cell phone, which is illegal in Illinois.
We are going to fall about a quarter-inch short of breaking a 140-year-old rainfall record. The record for the most rainfall in June was set in 1874 with 11.67 inches. We’ll finish at about 11.35 inches.
Emily from St. Cloud wants to know what happens to all the sandbags after the flooding is over? If the sand isn’t contaminated with floodwater, it can be used as fill for things like playgrounds and sidewalks. But in most cases, the sand is contaminated.
You see them all over the Twin Cities: Metro Mobility buses. Ridership increases nearly 10 percent every year, and it’s almost impossible not to notice them.
The Fourth of July is fast approaching. And as it gets closer, you’ll hear a lot of Minnesotans say they’re going to Wisconsin or South Dakota to buy fireworks.
When our state has flooding, experts are able to tell us days out exactly how high a river will rise. And they’re usually correct within a couple inches. With millions of gallons of water involved, how do they know?
Flooding is so widespread across Minnesota that families from the Canadian border to the Iowa border are trying to dry out. And many homeowners are seeing water seep into their homes and basements.
With all the rain we’ve had this spring, lawns have never looked better. And when we get a dry day or two, it’s usually time to mow.
Summer vacation means more free time for kids, and more parents looking for someone to watch their kids. Occasionally parents need a time-out for themselves, which is when a qualified babysitter can capitalize.
Every four years, soccer fans get in line just to get their kicks at Brit’s Pub in Minneapolis. Shane Higgins is the general manager at Brit’s and an amateur soccer player. “Last week was a record-breaking week for us and there were only three World Cup games, ” Higgins said.
Father’s Day is this Sunday. But unlike moms, dads shouldn’t expect to be showered with gifts. The National Retail Federation finds Americans are expected to spend $7.4 billion less on dads this Father’s Day than they spent on moms for Mother’s Day.