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Lauren’s Science Corner: What Moves The ‘Sailing Stones’ Of Death Valley?

Since the 1940’s, scientists and visitors to Death Valley National Park have marveled at and pondered the mystery of its ‘sailing stones.’ Hundreds of rocks from pebble to boulder-size plow their way across the flat surface of the ‘Racetrack playa,’ engraving trails, some of which are considerable length, in the dry mud landscape.

09/08/2014

Tornado Warning 9-4-14

PODCAST PAGE: WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 9-4-14 John Hines Fills In

John Hines sits in for Dave Lee and finds out about severe weather in Central Minnesota.

09/04/2014

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Despite Wind, Rain Mpls Home Run Derby Was A Night To Remember

Fans at the Home Run Derby experienced a little wind, a little cold and even a little rain at one point, but very few people seemed to mind. Whether it was their first All-Star Home Run Derby experience or one of many, fans were excited to see it back in Minneapolis, at Target Field.

07/14/2014

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Good Question: Why Is It So Windy In The Spring?

When running around Lake Calhoun Monday, Brad Homan of St. Paul, Minn. had hoped for a break from the wind, but the air on both sides of the lake hit him right in the face.

04/14/2014

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Winter Burn Has Done A Brutal Number On Minn. Shrubs

As the winter begins to the thaw, many Minnesotans are just not getting a glimpse at the lawn for the first time in months. In many cases, it’s not a pretty sight. Local experts said this has been one of the worst seasons ever for winter-burn.

03/31/2014

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State Patrol: Stay Off Northwest Minn. Roads

The State Patrol is warning drivers in northwestern Minnesota to stay home, and stay off the roads. Places along Interstate 29 have zero visibility Saturday night. Earlier Saturday, the State Patrol advised no travel near parts of Moorhead. Many cars and trucks have slid off the roadway.

12/28/2013

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Video: Stroller With 2 Babies Inside Blown Across Ice

The breezy weather made for perfect conditions for the Winter Kite Festival on Lake Harriet but also proved how powerful those gusts were on Saturday.

01/21/2013

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‘CCO Radio Reporter Having Little Luck On The Hunt

Adam Carter, long-time WCCO Radio reporter, is in Pine County this weekend, hunting for a trophy buck.

11/03/2012

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Wildfire’s Blaze Renders N.D. Town ‘Pretty Much Lost’

A wildfire, fueled by heavy winds, has destroyed nearly all of a very small North Dakota town.

10/18/2012

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Severe Weather Shuts Down WE Fest Friday Night

Friday night brought some scary moments for country music fans up north.

08/04/2012

Wind Turbine, Renewable Energy SD, The Mustard Seed

Minn. Business Owner Goes Green, Gets Paid By Energy Company

One business owner is reaping the benefits of going green.

07/13/2012

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Weather Blog: Warming Up!

Wednesday was close to average with a high near 70. With the light wind, dry conditions and sunshine, some would say it was close to perfection.

05/16/2012

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Weather Blog: A Bit Of Variety

It was all about the strong wind , and we finally received some much needed rain Friday.

04/13/2012

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Weather Blog: Against The Wind

Yes, that was a great tune from Bob Seger, and it will sum up our Tuesday.

03/26/2012

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Study: MN Could Be Powered By Just Wind & Sun

Imagine a day when Minnesota is powered completely by solar and wind energy. At least one group thinks it could happen.

03/13/2012

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