Each Friday, we answer some of our viewers’ burning questions. This week, John Lauritsen finds the best way to warm up your car in the winter, some unfamiliar faces at the State of the Union address, and how meteorologists measure wind chill.
Parents will go to great lengths to watch their kids play sports. In this case, John and Tania Turnbull traveled nearly 10,000 miles to watch their son Jack play for Ridgewater College in Willmar.
On a cold January afternoon, a 9th grade wrestling match took place between Edina and Plymouth. Young wrestlers with little experience took center stage, and right in the middle of the action was Joe Steffenhagen.
Minnesota State Park is its own winter wonderland. You can find evidence of wildlife everywhere in its serene surroundings. A pair of cascading waterfalls are the only interruptions to the January quiet. The waterfalls used to be the park’s main attraction. But in September that changed, when new residents arrived – Minneopa bison.
Some parents in the Stillwater Area School District are trying to stop a proposal that would close three elementary schools. The district is planning to shut down the schools beginning in 2017. Officials say the schools are no longer efficient to operate because of their low enrollment.
Buffalo Wild Wings is right across the street from TCF Bank Stadium. Right next door to what will be the first and possibly the last Vikings playoff game at the stadium.
Some Twin Cities neighbors are at odds over a holding pond that’s been turned into a skating rink. The pond is in the Millbrook neighborhood in Stillwater.
A University of St. Thomas study shows the Twin Cities housing market is getting close to where it was before the crash we saw seven years ago, and it predicts median home sale prices will jump 6 to 8 percent next year.
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” keeps shattering box-office records. The seventh episode of the saga has now brought in over $1 billion worldwide. So where do all of those box office dollars go? Good Question.
Doug and Brook Pederson run a tree-trimming service in Montevideo. Much of the scraps from their business becomes the canvas for their artwork. Behind the wood carvings is something both ancient and unique, as they work to keep a rare form of art alive.
Like all small towns do, Terry Kubista’s village started with just a few homesteaders and a few houses. Four-and-a-half decades later it has taken over his basement.
You made your list. You checked it twice — but that does not mean all those holiday errands are finished. With Christmas Eve just hours away, shoppers hit Twin Cities’ grocery stores and shopping malls all day.
A long-time Twin Cities bank employee is facing charges she stole more than $600,000 from a customer. Cynthia Van DuSartz was a manager at Anchor Bank in West St. Paul, where she had worked for nearly 30 years.
Some parents in the Anoka-Hennepin School District are questioning a choir teacher’s decision to use a song about Ramadan performed in Arabic at a holiday concert.
Some of you may have noticed that your gas bill is cheaper- and it’s not just because you’re using less gas to heat your home.
Pete Freiheit was a farm kid who developed a love for history — most of all the tractors used on his farm. So he started tinkering with some tools and built a few model tractors — thousands of them, actually.
Minnesotans had little confidence going into Thursday’s game against the Cardinals, though the Vikings had a strong showing and had a chance to tie the game, were it not for a fumble in the game’s final seconds.
Bob Williams was a member of the Minneapolis Lakers in the mid-1950s. The 6-foot-6-inch Floridian remembers his first day in Minneapolis. He was picked up at the airport by Sid Hartman.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made waves Monday when he called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the U.S.” In his statement, Trump said he wants the shutdown because he says there is great hatred towards Americans by the Muslim population.
Temperatures are forecasted to be well above average all week. And all signs point towards us heading for an El Nino winter. So what exactly is El Nino? Good Question.
Jessie from Maple Grove wants to know: What happens to zoo animals in the winter? The polar bears and other cold weather animals at St. Paul’s Como Zoo do not have a problem being outdoors. But animals that come from warmer climates spend most of the winter indoors. Those animals include primates, such as gorillas and orangutans.
If you take a close look at your cans and plastic bottles, you will notice that some states offer money back when recyclables are returned to a store or collection location. So, why is Minnesota not one of those states?
The FBI ran more than 185,000 background checks on Black Friday for people looking to purchase guns from licensed dealers. That’s 5 percent more than last year.
Twin Cities drivers got snow both during the morning rush hour and for the evening commute as we got our first significant snow of the season. It took commuters a lot longer to get to work Monday morning, and just as long to get home Monday night.
The FBI says it will start a criminal civil rights investigation into the death of Jamar Clark That is one of the demands the Twin Cities Black Lives Matter group made after Clark’s death on Saturday.