Spring Has Sprung, But Winter Won't WaneMany Minnesota students are on Spring Break, but signs of winter remain strong in the month of March.
Warm Spell Could Bode Ill For Minnesota's TreesMinnesota’s current warm spell is leading to fear that our forests and fruit trees could bud early, and that could be devastating for them later in the spring.
Mild Temps Close Eden Prairie Ice CastlesMany of us will enjoy this nice stretch of weather, but a popular winter attraction is now closed because of it. The Eden Prairie Ice Castles broke the bad news on their Facebook page Friday night.
White Bear Lake Art Shanty Projects CancelledSaturday is going to be a #Top10WxDay, and most people are responding warmly to the news. But warmth is just the problem at White Bear Lake, where the Art Shanty Projects that have been on display for the last few weeks must soon be removed from the ice.
Warm Weather Delays Building Of Eden Prairie Ice CastlesMonday was supposed to be the day the Ice Castle would open in Miller Park in Eden Prairie. However, due to warmer weather in December the opening day has been pushed back.
It's Been One Of The Warmest Minnesota Decembers EverThe start of the new year marks the end of one of our warmest Decembers ever. Temperatures this month have been nearly 15 degrees above average, as WCCO's Kylie Bearse reported earlier Thursday.
Warmer-Than-Average Temps Disappoint Winter Sports FansA warm start to winter is nice for commuters, and our home heating bills, but it's downright brutal for people who love winter sports.
Warm December Puts U.S. Pond Hockey Championships In PerilOrganizers of the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships may announce some big changes next week to the popular outdoor event. The ice is far from ready on Lake Nokomis with less than a month until the outdoor tournament. The warm December weather has kept the Minneapolis lake from freezing over.
NOAA: Christmas Might Be One Of The Warmest On RecordIf your number one holiday wish this year is to have a white Christmas in Minnesota, you may want to start thinking about a backup wish. According to the maps released Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the entire state stands a better than normal chance of experiencing above-normal temperatures between Dec. 22 and Dec. 28.
Amid Warm Temps, Golf Courses In Maple Plain & Oakdale ReopenIt's been a brown winter so far, but the silver lining is that things are looking green for golfers this week. Pioneer Creek Golf Course in Maple Plain announced they would be reopening at 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Ice Anglers, Businesses Irked By Mild TempsA vacant parking lot at Hardy's Boats and Bait on Medicine Lake tells a state-wide story. Instead of ice houses, they see golden eyes and mergansers. But ducks are the last thing ice anglers want to see this time of year -- and days like Friday do not help.
Golfers Still Hitting The Green, Halfway Through NovemberThis time last year, Minnesota already under several inches of snow. That unseasonably warm weekend is great for golf courses like Columbia Golf Club, where the parking lot is full and doesn't need to be plowed.