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January

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Good Question: Has This January Been Worse Than Most?

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?

01/30/2014

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Potholes Peaking Early, Thanks To Extreme Temperatures

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.

01/27/2014

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Movie Blog: Movies Surprisingly Released In Winter ‘Dump Months’

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?

01/23/2014

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CenterPoint Sent Out A Record Amount Of Natural Gas During Deep Freeze

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.

01/08/2014

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January’s Veteran Of The Month: James Shedd

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.

01/05/2014

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Talking Points: Klobuchar On A Possible 2nd Gov’t Shutdown

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.

10/20/2013

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Man Withdraws Substantial Amount Of Money, Goes Missing

The Cloquet Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a man who has been missing since January.

03/26/2013

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March Is Feeling More Like 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.

03/18/2013

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Minnesota Posts Robust Job Gains In January

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.

03/01/2012

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Foreclosure Activity Edges Higher In January

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.

02/16/2012

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DPS: Lack Of Seat Belts Added To Jan. Road Deaths

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.

02/07/2012

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Slow Moving Traffic As Snow, Freezing Ice Fall

The freezing rain that started falling Sunday has transitioned into snow and made for a messy and slow commute Monday.

01/23/2012

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Weather Blog: Feels Like January

For those of you who love winter, I bring you the cold. The snow will have to wait.

01/11/2012

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Today’s High Of 49 Ties Record From 2002

Today’s high of a balmy 49 degrees in January has tied a 35-year-old record.

01/09/2012

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The Good Life For Less: Best Buys For January

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.

01/03/2012

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