While it’s only May, some Minnesota farmers are already nervous about this year’s crop outlook. The weather has pushed planting back by weeks in southeastern Minnesota.
Minnesota lost 11,400 jobs in April, and state officials are attributing part of the drop to the persistent wintry weather. The Department of Employment and Economic Development says the cold, snowy April slowed hiring in seasonally sensitive sectors including construction, leisure and hospitality, and local government. The biggest job losses were in trade, transportation and utilities.
Every April in Minnesota will now be known as Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month.
Gov. Mark Dayton is asking for a federal disaster declaration for Minnesota after an ice storm paralyzed the southwest part of the state.
Minnesotans began working through the seven stages of snow-related grief just days before Halloween. The first stage: shock and denial.
Hearty Midwesterners know better than to put the snow shovels and snow blowers away in April.
Gov. Mark Dayton and a trio of federal elected officials are heading to areas of southern Minnesota where a spring snow and ice storm hit the hardest.
With all the snow we’ve seen this winter, it’s hard to believe that Minnesota is in a severe drought.
Here in the Twin Cities we average 2.4 inches of snow in the month of April. Much of it melts on contact with the warmer ground, and even if it does accumulate it doesn’t last for long.
We experienced our second warmest day of the year Thursday with a high of 53. Only Saturday’s high of 56 was warmer.
Our average high for early April is 51 degrees, and that’s why it has felt so cold the past few days.
With a foot or more of snow still blanketing most of northern Minnesota, the snowmobiling season may extend into April for the first time in years, said the Department of Natural Resources.
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Amy Senser’s appeal of the felony conviction in the hit-and-run death of a Minneapolis man will be heard in April.
We are locked in cool, northwest flow. These temps are average for around April 20 — not late-May.