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Good Question ‘Reply All’: Street Sand Removal, Lake Names & Population Signs

Ken from Roseville asked: What do the cities do with all the sand they sweep up in the spring? That depends on the city.

05/23/2014

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04/03/2014

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Minnesotans Still Feeling Effects Of Record Winter

The winter of 2013-14 has seemed to be never ending and many Minnesotans are at their breaking point. It’s been a long one,” University of Minnesota dentistry student Nate Vanlaecken said. Vanlaecken is sick and tired of looking out at his neighbor’s lawns and seeing nothing but grass.

03/31/2014

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Misery Index Confirms Our Worst Winter In 30 Years

Minnesotans — you have a reason to complain. According to the Winter Misery Index, a measuring stick developed by State Climatologist Pete Boulay, the Twin Cities are officially dealing with the worst winter in 30 years.

02/28/2014

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Bitterly Cold Winter For MN, But The Coldest?

As cold as it might be, we’re still a long way from joining the ranks of the coldest Minnesota winters.

01/23/2014

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Good Question: Does April Snow Help The Drought?

With all the snow we’ve seen this winter, it’s hard to believe that Minnesota is in a severe drought.

04/11/2013

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Minnesota Could See Climate Record For 2012

With 12 days left in the year, we could be looking at a climate record. This year in Minnesota is wrapping up as one of the warmest years on record, according to Assistant State Climatologist Pete Boulay.

12/19/2012

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Flooding Strands Vehicles On Anoka Highway

A dozen vehicles had to be pulled from high water in Anoka Tuesday morning after a heavy rain swamped an underpass.

10/23/2012

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Good Question: How Does A Lake Get Its Name?

This is the land of 10,000 lakes, or to be more specific, 11,842 lakes. And most of us don’t know how any of them got named.

07/31/2012

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Climatologist: Minn. Is Getting Hotter & More Humid

Trends in climate data show much of Minnesota is getting hotter and more humid with each year. Pete Boulay with the State Climatology Office explains what it means when you hear the term “dew points.”

07/02/2012

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Minnesotans Gear Up For Early Fall Freeze

With all this talk of a freeze back in the forecast we wondered if this is early and what does it mean for our winter. We found the answers easier to take than Wednesday’s temperatures.

09/14/2011

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