Frosty Fall Temperatures ArriveSome people in Minnesota and Wisconsin are waking up to the chilly reality of fall temperatures. Readings Wednesday morning were in the 20s in parts of northern Minnesota and 30s in the central region as well as western Wisconsin.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Winter Squash Recipes
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Winter Squash RecipesAt first when I saw all the hard winter squashes in the grocery store I felt really sad. This is it! Winter is coming! Then I remembered: Winter squash is delicious and when life gives you lemons make lemonade.
DNR Says It's Looking Like A 'Spectacular' AutumnIt's one of the best times of year in Minnesota, in large part because of our beautiful fall colors.
Pumpkin Spice Lattes Return To Starbucks MenusHere's a sure sign fall is so close you can almost taste it: Starbucks will officially put pumpkin back on its menu Tuesday.
Best International Festivals To Attend This FallA look at five of the best international festivals and events held in the fall.
Set Up A Haunted Maze In Your Own BackyardYour own backyard is the perfect setting for a creepy haunted maze that will give your friends a delightful fright.
Sever's Now Serving Up Fall Pumpkins & ApplesIt's been hard lately not to notice the bite of fall in the air most mornings and evenings, which means that it's time to start thinking about fall festivities. One place that's open for business and ready to supply all your autumnal demands is Sever's in Shakopee.
Keidel: Nothing More American Than Autumn And FootballFootball reduces us to our most private and primate impulses. We survive winter through the vicarious thrill we get from our favorite football teams.
Good Question: Why Are So Many Leaves Left On The Trees?According to Ken Hollman of the Minn. Department of Natural Resources, the Twin Cities area is between 50-75% for peak falls colors. “I’d say we’re a week or two behind,” Hollman said. He says our later fall colors don’t have much to do with the late spring, but rather the drought we’ve experienced across much of the state for the past two years. “Trees depend on water and nutrients in the ground that they take up their roots to build and create the chlorophyll and other chemicals that contain the colors,” he said.
Good Question: 'Reply All' On Fall ColorsFall in Minnesota is always beautiful, but this year the colors are especially vivid due to a wet early-mid summer and a sunny fall. This week, Heather Brown is digging into the mailbag to answer your Good Questions about autumn leaves.
Good Question: Why Do Temps In The 50s Feel So Cool In The Fall?There's nothing unusual about a cool, wet October week. For example, Wednesday’s high only climbed to the mid 50s – the same temperatures that feel so warm to us in early April.