Ice

Just one of the ice storm's casualties in Worthington, Minn. -- a 500-foot radio tower. (credit: Kennedy 
Brewster)

Crews Burn Through Chainsaws Cleaning Up Iced-Over Worthington

As if the devastation from Wednesday’s ice storm wasn’t enough, seven inches of heavy wet snow are adding to the problems residents face in Worthington, Minn.

04/11/2013

(credit: Worthington Mayor's Office)

Ice Knocks Out Power Around Worthington, Jackson

Gov. Mark Dayton called out the state National Guard Wednesday to help residents of southern Minnesota after an ice storm knocked out power to thousands of people and another storm threatened to dump several inches of wet snow by Thursday.

04/10/2013

(credit: Paul Jones)

Storm Leaves Thousands Without Power In SW Minn.

Thousands are without power after an ice storm struck southwestern Minnesota.

04/10/2013

(credit: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

1st Tow Of Season Breaks Through Lake Pepin Ice

The shipping season has opened much later than normal on the Upper Mississippi River, due to thick ice on Lake Pepin.

04/09/2013

(credit: CBS)

Tall Ike Skates On 4-Foot Tall Stilts, And Does It Well

For many people, balancing on two ice skates is tough enough, but one Minnesota man adds four feet to the challenge — his name is Tall Ike.

04/03/2013

(credit: UWE ZUCCHI/AFP/Getty Images)

Why Is The Snow Sticking Around So Long This Month?

We saw our warmest day of the year so far Friday, when the Twin Cities reached a high of 49 degrees.

03/29/2013

(credit: CBS)

Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Thin Ice On Hennepin Co. Lakes

While it’s hard not to notice, and enjoy, the fact that temperatures are climbing, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind you that the ice is thinning on area lakes.

03/29/2013

(credit: CBS)

Big Lake Man’s Robot Turns Winter Into Art

Roger Hanson is a man of many trades. He’s worked in construction, engineering, and computer software, and all of those skills came together when he decided to create a massive ice sculpture.

03/22/2013

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1,200-Foot Wheelie Shatters Former Record

Trevor Thenell pulled off a wheelie for 1,200 feet on the ice of Sturgeon Bay. The Wisconsinite did it at 112 miles per hour, shattering the old mark of 256 feet at 108 mph.

03/19/2013

(credit: CBS)

Target Field Gets Some Spring Training Of Its Own

With exactly two weeks away from the Twins home opener, it looks like anything but baseball season outside.

03/18/2013

(credit: CBS)

‘Watch For That Ice’: Winter Cyclist After Nasty Spill

Biking in the winter has been no big deal for Peter Hodne, but on St. Patrick’s Day weekend, his luck changed.

03/18/2013

(credit: CBS)

How To Survive If Your Car Goes Into The Ice

With warmer weather in the forecast this weekend, law enforcement are putting out a reminder of the dangers of thin ice.

03/07/2013

(credit: Helen Muller)

When Will All This Snow Be Gone?

With this week’s warmer temperatures, we’re starting to see some of the stubborn snow and ice that’s piled up turn to slush.

03/07/2013

Sled Dogs

Iditarod Features MN Musher

The world’s most famous sled dog race is off and running. And this year, Cindy Gallea, from Wykoff, Minn., is among those competing in the Iditarod.

03/02/2013

(credit: CBS)

Good Question: What Happens When A Car Falls Through Ice?

Andrea Good in Golden Valley, Minn., asked: What happens to cars that fall through? Are they towed out in spring, or do they stay there?

02/15/2013

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