October

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October Sees The Tenth Top 10 Weather Day In Minnesota

This Top-10 Weather day wasn’t just based on sunshine and 70 degrees. “It was kind of spur of the moment. We looked at the weather cast and knew we wanted to do something,” Ed Greene said.

10/16/2014

Twin Cities Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest Brings Beer And Polka Bands To State Fairgrounds

It’s Oktoberfest at the state fairgrounds and this year they’ve added a big tent in the campground area, which features more food options, games and vendors.

10/04/2014

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Fall Cold Can’t Deter Minnesotans From Outdoor Fun

The chill in the air is serious, but it wasn’t cold enough to stop some people from heading outdoors for fun. A week ago Friday, the temperatures reminded us of summer. Short pants and tank tops were in order, and outside is where everyone spent their morning, afternoon and evening. It was a Top-10 Weather Day.

10/03/2014

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Get Movin’ Monday: Best October Deals

We begin a new month this week and as we turn the calendar page there are bargains to be had this month only.

09/29/2014

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Pearl Jam Coming To Xcel Energy Center In October

After a long hiatus, Pearl Jam is coming back to the Twin Cities, marking the band’s first performance in more than eight years.

05/21/2014

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Weather Blog: Chilling Out!

It looks like we will take our first trip below freezing Monday night in Minneapolis. Last year we accomplished that feat on Oct. 7, when we bottomed out at 28 degrees. We are behind schedule, and I’m sure allergy sufferers will rejoice as we spend the next few nights below freezing, killing most vegetation that messes with our noses.

10/21/2013

Baby Deer.

DPS: Don’t Swerve For Deer On Roads

Now that fall is here, it’s a dangerous time on the road for deer crashes.

10/01/2013

Cortney Amundson

October’s Veteran Of The Month: Cortney Amundson

Cortney Amundson served in the US Air Force from as a non-destructive inspection journeyman 2003-2007. She served during Operation Enduring Freedom during her deployment to Uzbekistan 2004-2005.

09/26/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

Gene Altstatt

October’s Veteran Of The Month: Gene Altstatt

Gene Altstatt grew up in Mahtomedi and went to St. Thomas academy, which gave him interest in the military.

10/01/2012

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Wander Minnesota: Oktoberfest

Fall is arriving with great speed—like the photo above, you can see green leaves in some places, with others already blazing yellow and red. And if it’s fall, it must be time for Oktoberfest at the Black Forest Inn.

10/01/2012

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Weather Blog: October Summary

We wrapped up the month of October and will remember it as a warm and dry one.

11/01/2011

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Weather Blog: Is It November?

Remember in early October when it felt like July with highs in the 80s? Well that is just a memory now.

10/17/2011

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Longest Stretch Of Temps In 80s Since 1953

It’s official. The last week of nice weather marks the longest stretch of temps in the 80s, during the month of October, since 1953.

10/09/2011

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A Guide To Twin Cities Fall Festivals

At the start of each season, I like to make a list of things I want to attend, experience or taste before the next season makes its timely appearance.

10/08/2011

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