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.
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.
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.
We begin a new month this week and as we turn the calendar page there are bargains to be had this month only.
After a long hiatus, Pearl Jam is coming back to the Twin Cities, marking the band’s first performance in more than eight years.
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.
Now that fall is here, it’s a dangerous time on the road for deer crashes.
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.
From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.
Gene Altstatt grew up in Mahtomedi and went to St. Thomas academy, which gave him interest in the military.
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.
We wrapped up the month of October and will remember it as a warm and dry one.
Remember in early October when it felt like July with highs in the 80s? Well that is just a memory now.
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.
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.