Retired Minneapolis Officer Dies After Shoveling SnowThe Minneapolis Police Department says one of its retired officers died on Saturday after shoveling snow.
St. Paul Businesses Face $300 Fine If Sidewalks Aren’t ShoveledWhile the city of St. Paul was busy plowing roads Tuesday following the snowstorm, business owners were doing their part on the sidewalks.
Officers Clear Driveway After Helping Shoveler Who CollapsedAfter helping a person get to the hospital Monday after they collapsed shoveling the driveway, officers from the Willmar Police Department finished the chore for the person’s family.
Meet The 101-Year-Old Snow Shoveler Who's Going ViralA Twin Cities great-grandfather is getting a lot of attention for a video showing him shoveling his neighbor's sidewalk. "I've always been active, always doing something," St. Paul resident Richard Mann said.
Mpls. Residents Warned City Wants Sidewalks Cleared FasterSnow may become even more of a hassle for anyone owning property in Minneapolis. According to city officials, Minneapolis is aiming to clear sidewalks across the city quicker in 2015. Current Minneapolis ordinance requires property owners to clear sidewalks up to 24 hours after for houses and duplexes, and four daytime hours for all other properties.
You Can Shovel TCF Bank Stadium For $10 An HourOld man winter threw a big wrench in not only state playoffs, but also Saturday's Gopher game at TCF Bank Stadium. While the playing surface is heated, seating areas are not, so all that snow has to be removed one row at a time.
‘There’s No Point’: Minnesotans On Shoveling In AprilWhen Suzanne Born looked outside to see snow on her driveway Friday morning, she skipped the shoveling and went back to bed. "I was born and raised in this state. I've lived here all my life, and I know mother nature will take care of this," said Born, of Golden Valley. "By the time it gets to April, there’s no point in shoveling."
Minn. Disability Council: Please Keep Sidewalks Clear It's been a rough winter to get around for everyone, but it can be especially tough for people with disabilities. The Minnesota State Council on Disability reminded people Friday about the importance of clearing out sidewalks, curbs and transit stops. Council member Colleen Casey says people with disabilities, like herself, need a clear path to be able get to work, school or the grocery store.
Good Question: How Will Target Field Clear The Snow In Preparation For Opening Day?With snow in the forecast and temperatures still hovering around zero degrees, Minnesotans are in need of some cheering up. Well, the Minnesota Twins are here to offer it. Baseball season is less than a month away, and the Twins home opener is April 7.
Heavy Snowfall Brings Increased Risk Of InjuriesJohn Egnell knows he can't beat winter, so he joins it. Friday morning, he took care of his own driveway, and then tackled two other driveways for neighbors in Brooklyn Park. He has a snow blower, so he was more than happy to help. "My hands are a little sore just from using a snow blower," Egnell said. "I can't imagine shoveling it all."
Tips For Dealing With ‘Heart-Attack Snow’ The snow expected to come down Wednesday night and linger into Thursday will likely be heavy and wet. Some referred to it as heart-attack snow.
Storm’s Aftermath Causes Headaches For Drivers, Injuries For WalkersArea streets have improved the day after the big snow storm, but they’ve also become snow packed and ice covered.