This January, several Minnesota schools closed schools five times due to extreme wind chills. The average temperature has hovered around 10 degrees and it has snowed 22.6 inches. But how that does compared with Januaries past?
At Parents Autocare in south Minneapolis, winter can get a little redundant. But this winter has been anything but routine. And potholes are peaking early.
There’s but one new wide release this weekend — the dank graphic novel version of “I, Frankenstein” starring a torqued Aaron Eckhart — and it’s not even screening for critics because, why bother? We’re knee-deep in the doldroms of the dump months of winter. What’s a “dump month,” you ask?
CenterPoint Energy officials say the company broke a new natural gas send-out record on Monday, when an arctic vortex hung over the Midwest causing air temperatures in Minnesota to fall down to 20 degrees below zero.
SrA James Shedd is currently assigned to Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota. With the persistence of his father, he joined the Air Force shortly after graduating from Maple Grove Senior high in 2008.
The government shutdown may have ended but there is already concern that another shutdown could happen in just a few months. Congress now faces deadline starting in January to achieve budget and debt ceiling deals.
The Cloquet Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a man who has been missing since January.
Jeff Stubblefield is photographing the snowy landscape in late March in an attempt to make the best of what Mother Nature is throwing Minnesota.
New figures show Minnesota gained 15,500 jobs in January, nudging the state’s unemployment rate down a tenth of a point to a seasonally adjusted 5.6 percent.
Banks took back more U.S. homes in January than in the previous month, the latest sign that foreclosures are accelerating after slowing sharply last year while lenders sorted out foreclosure-abuse claims.
The Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced a sobering statistic when it comes to wearing a seat belt — 13 of the 18 motorists killed in January weren’t buckled up.
The freezing rain that started falling Sunday has transitioned into snow and made for a messy and slow commute Monday.
For those of you who love winter, I bring you the cold. The snow will have to wait.
Today’s high of a balmy 49 degrees in January has tied a 35-year-old record.
If one of your goals is to save more money in the New Year, I’ve got a list of things that are historically on sale in January — if you’re not shopped-out from December that is.