New data from the Health Department shows skin cancer is on the rise in Minnesota. Melanoma rates rapidly increased from 2005 to 2009.
A year ago, the Minnesota Lynx opened the WNBA playoffs in an unfamiliar position after setting the franchise record for wins and making the team’s first postseason appearance since 2004. The experience of winning the title has the defending champions in a much different mindset this time.
When you’re told you could look at something that won’t happen again for 105 years, it makes you want to look. When all the people on TV tell you, “Don’t look,” it might make you want to look even more.
Summer means swimming, sunshine and fun, but it can also be a risky season with families hitting the beach, the pool and the trails on bikes.
Rebekkah Brunson had 14 points and 13 rebounds as the defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx remained unbeaten with an 85-72 victory over the Connecticut Sun on Friday night.
Skies will clear enough for us to see the partial solar eclipse Sunday night. It begins at about 7 p.m., and while it’s not a total eclipse it’ll be really cool because the when the sun sets around 8:45 it’ll be 60 percent eclipsed.
Boaters cruised along the river in downtown Chicago. Golfers smacked balls in Minnesota. And an ice-breaking mission on Maine’s Kennebec River was the shortest in recent memory because the Coast Guard found no ice.
Imagine a day when Minnesota is powered completely by solar and wind energy. At least one group thinks it could happen.
Phoenix’s old-timer injected the necessary energy for the Suns, and the weary Minnesota Timberwolves faded away at the finish.
After a cold winter, Minnesotans love soaking up the sun, at least, until the sunburn sets in. The pain, the swelling, the peeling — the price we pay for a summer glow. But what exactly is sunburn?
Rookie Maya Moore scored a season-high 26 points, and Seimone Augustus added 20 as the Minnesota Lynx beat the Connecticut Sun 90-67 on Saturday night.
The Minnesota Lynx are good, but they expect to be great.
Dogs may look happy with their tongues hanging out of their mouths, but don’t let the grin fool you- excessive panting or drooling is actually a sign of heat stroke. Our four-legged friends are as susceptible to heat stroke, dehydration and even sunburn as we are, and proper precautions should be followed to keep Fido safe.
Our average high this time of year is 76 degrees in the Twin Cities. We should top out in the 80s both days this weekend, with plenty of sun and a few patchy clouds at times.
Last Sunday and Monday we had highs in the chilly 40s.