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Road Salt Prices Jump, But MnDOT Says They’re Prepared

As we shift into fall, state leaders are already thinking about clearing snow from the roads. And in some cases, what they’re finding is a big increase in the price of road salt. The demand for road salt is outpacing the supply. A trade group for salt mines says they can’t produce it as fast as states and cities are ordering it.

09/30/2014

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Good Question ‘Reply All’: Auto Dealership Logos & Summer Snow

Grant from Eden Prairie just bought a car, so he was wondering: Why do auto dealership put their logos on the back of the car? Several car dealerships were consulted about this ‘Good Question,’ and the final consensus was pretty obvious – advertising.

04/25/2014

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Parts Of Northern Minn. May See 10 To 16 Inches Of Snow

If you live in Minnesota, no, Wednesday is not a nightmare and you will not wake up to the warm sun on your face. Snow has already struck and more is expected. An intense band of snowfall just north of the Twin Cities, stretching from Willmar to Duluth to Hayward, Wis., will continue through the afternoon. Within the band, there’s expected to be snowfall rates of 1 inch of snow an hour.

04/16/2014

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Heavy Snowfall Brings Increased Risk Of Injuries

John 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.”

02/21/2014

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It’s Pres-snow-dent’s Day! Spend It Shoveling

Four score and seven inches ago … (Get it? Because it’s President’s Day? Just go with it.) Yes, another round of intense snowfall is currently falling with parts of the state anticipating up to seven inches of fresh new fluff.

02/17/2014

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Weather Blog: Arctic Cold And Snow Join Forces

We kicked off the weekend with brutally-cold conditions. Wind chills Saturday are done right bone chilling, dropping to 50 below in Fosston this morning, -45 in Longville and -25 at MSP Airport. The coldest temperature recorded Saturday morning was -11. Last year’s lowest low was -13, to put that in to perspective. Saturday’s high was -1, which approaches a record set in the 1800s! In the overnight, clouds will increase and light snow will develop later Sunday morning. Wind chill will decrease a bit.

12/07/2013

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Early Snow Spruces Up Your Christmas Tree

Tuesday night’s snow may be the best thing that could’ve happened to your future Christmas tree. Growing Christmas trees can take a lot of patience and Deb Krueger of Krueger’s Christmas trees knows it well.

11/05/2013

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November Snow Blows Into Minn.

Minnesotans are getting a sneak peek at winter. A November storm was moving across the state Tuesday evening, dumping several inches of snow.

11/05/2013

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Snow Hits Parts Of Minnesota

Some residents north and west of the Twin Cities metro got an early taste of winter on Sunday with at least measurable snowfall. Sartell was one of the areas that saw some snow, but a lot of it melted once it hit the pavement so other than a few slushy spots, the roads were fine.

10/21/2013

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April Showers Bring May Snow?

If you needed any convincing to get outside today, the forecast for the next few days should be more than enough motivation.

04/30/2013

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Snow Damages Roof Of Wildcat Sanctuary In C. MN

The heavy snow that fell overnight caused the roofs of the enclosures at the Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone, Minn., to collapse.

04/19/2013

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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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Anticipating Heavy Snow, MnDOT Road Crews Put On Notice

With the sun blazing high in the sky during the day Sunday, the snow pack became puddles. However, all this Spring-like behavior will have to wait until Mother Nature finishes snowing on Minnesota.

03/03/2013

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Ice Dams Already Wreaking Havoc On Roofs

Days after the first big snowfall of the year, the storm has left a lingering problem for some homeowners. Ice dams are already hanging from roofs and overhangs.

12/15/2012

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Beyond Bounds: NFL Journal Entry No. 6 With D’Aundre Reed – Christmas Edition

He stands 6-foot-4-inches tall and weighs 261 pounds, but 24-year-old D’Aundre Reed is a boy at heart.

12/15/2012

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