It was a nice tiny break of sunshine in between thunderstorms but it appears the clouds are moving in once again.
Minnesota lost 11,400 jobs in April, and state officials are attributing part of the drop to the persistent wintry weather. The Department of Employment and Economic Development says the cold, snowy April slowed hiring in seasonally sensitive sectors including construction, leisure and hospitality, and local government. The biggest job losses were in trade, transportation and utilities.
We’ve heard recently about furloughs for FAA air traffic controllers which have been suspended, but there is another agency facing funding cuts: NOAA, which could jeopardize the safety of all Minnesotans when severe weather strikes.
Dave Lee had fun with WCCO Morning News listeners on Thursday.
While we all complain about the weather, farmers need cooperation from Mother Nature to make their money, and the cool spring has pushed back planting of this year’s sweet corn.
If you needed any convincing to get outside today, the forecast for the next few days should be more than enough motivation.
If there’s one thing that Minnesotan’s love to talk about, it’s the weather. That interest in rain, snow, and everything in between, has helped us build our Weather Watcher network: More than 500 viewers telling WCCO what’s happening in their neighborhoods.
With warm weather in store for this weekend, golfers can finally get out on the greens. Many golf courses tried opening earlier this season, only to close when April snow hit Minnesota.
With Friday’s great weather, Minnesotans headed to the nearest outdoor eating spot.
They live at opposite ends of the Twin Cities, but their passion is the same.
Old Man Winter is getting a bit too clingy. While it might seem like spring is far from reality, experts say there could be buds on the trees by the end of the week.
Just because we’ve had an extended winter this spring, doesn’t mean we’ll be bug-free when warmer weather does finally roll around.
It’s been a lousy April for outdoor baseball, and Monday was a perfect indication as Mother Nature prevented the Minnesota Twins from playing yet again.
Minnesotans began working through the seven stages of snow-related grief just days before Halloween. The first stage: shock and denial.
Another wintry blast has buried northeastern Minnesota under more than a foot and a-half of new snow, disrupted travel and closed schools.
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