Crews Work To Keep St. Croix River Flowing To Help With Bridge ConstructionArea lakes and rivers are beginning to freeze over as cold air finally moves in. But workers on the St. Croix River aren't too happy about that. Construction crews are working to keep the water moving so they can keep working on the new St. Croix Crossing.
Possible Overnight Freeze Could Mean Messy Morning CommuteAs sleet came down in the metro Sunday afternoon, road crews prepared for what could be a messy Monday commute. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, temperature is key because it's expected to hover overnight between 30 and 35 degrees -- right around freezing.
Freeze Could End Growing Season For Immature Crops A freeze could stop the growing season in the upper Midwest as far south as Nebraska and Iowa, leaving farmers in a difficult situation because much of the region's corn and soybean fields are not quite ready for harvest.
Tough Winter Leaves Municipal Water Towers FrozenSteve Bomstad was on high alert this past winter. As the water supervisor in the city of Atwater, in west central Minnesota, he had his share of anxious nights -- on winter's most bitterly cold days.
Minn. City Tells Residents To Let Water Run Lest Pipes FreezeOfficials in a northern Minnesota city are telling residents to keep their water running until April if the temperature of the water coming out of the faucet is close to freezing.
Early Morning Fire Destroys St. Paul HomeAn early morning fire has destroyed a house in St. Paul, Minn. The homeowners were on vacation in Florida at the time. The fire was reported just before 6 a.m. Sunday morning.
Deep Freeze Starts To Bite In Minnesota A cold snap that that National Weather Service is calling "historic and dangerous" has arrived in Minnesota. Temperatures were down to 8 degrees below zero in the Twin Cities area around midmorning Sunday, with wind chills in the mid to high 20 degrees below zero.
A Freeze Is Coming Minn. Hasn’t Seen In Nearly 20 YearsEven for Minnesota, it's going to get cold next week. “Yep, we're talking about overnight lows around 19 below, 17 below,” said WCCO-TV chief meteorologist Chris Shaffer.
Bitter Cold Settles Across Minnesota A blast of bitter cold will keep Minnesotans chilled going into the new year. The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill warning for central and northeastern Minnesota through Tuesday morning.
Minn. House OKs Bill With $150M More For CollegeMinnesota's state House has backed a higher education financing package that architects say will freeze undergraduate tuition at public colleges for two years.
City Workers, Residents Prep For Next FreezeThis time of year warm temperatures are welcome.
Coming Freeze Could Help Winter Activities There is a season for everything, and sometimes those seasons all happen on the same day in Minnesota.