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Tough Winter Leaves Municipal Water Towers Frozen

Steve 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.

04/14/2014

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Minn. City Tells Residents To Let Water Run Lest Pipes Freeze

Officials 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.

02/11/2014

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Early Morning Fire Destroys St. Paul Home

An 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.

01/05/2014

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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.

01/05/2014

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A Freeze Is Coming Minn. Hasn’t Seen In Nearly 20 Years

Even 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.

01/02/2014

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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.

12/31/2013

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Minn. House OKs Bill With $150M More For College

Minnesota’s state House has backed a higher education financing package that architects say will freeze undergraduate tuition at public colleges for two years.

04/25/2013

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City Workers, Residents Prep For Next Freeze

This time of year warm temperatures are welcome.

01/29/2013

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Coming Freeze Could Help Winter Activities

There is a season for everything, and sometimes those seasons all happen on the same day in Minnesota.

01/11/2013

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U Proposes Tuition Freeze; Asks State For More Money

Some Minnesota college students might get a break on their next tuition bill, but there’s a big catch. The University of Minnesota’s President wants the state to pitch in more money.

09/14/2012

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Freezing Fat Away With CoolSculpting

No needles, no recovery time and no more muffin top. These are the claims behind the newest weight-loss procedure to hit your dermatologist’s office.

05/25/2012

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MN Freeze Produces Apple-Grower Anxiety

Sub-freezing temperatures have caused anxiety among apple growers.

04/11/2012

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Possible Freeze Could Be Devastating For MN Fruit Growers

The sun is shining, the trees are blooming. It’s the kind of day most Minnesotans dream about — everybody except people like Mike Dekarski, general manager at Apple Jack Orchards in Delano.

04/05/2012

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Mild Winter Leaves Metro Roads With Fewer Potholes

If the 70 degree temperatures we’ll experience later this week aren’t enough, there’s another big reason to cheer our warm weather: It’s already helped a lot when it comes to potholes.

03/12/2012

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Early Freeze Hurts Northern Plains Soybean Crop

Last week’s early frost and freeze in some pockets of the northern Plains halted the growing season of an already immature soybean crop, but farmers say the damage does not appear to be widespread.

09/21/2011

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