Salvation Army Hosts 30th Annual Coats for Kids DriveDespite a warm fall so far temperatures will drop eventually, and coats and other winter gear will be soon be a must have. But imagine not being able to afford these Minnesota essentials? That's where the Salvation Army comes in.
Snowplow Drivers, Start Your Engines!Just in time for a summer-like weekend, snowplows will be on the road. Yes, you heard that right, snowplows! More than 100 drivers are starting to practice and train for what this year's winter weather will bring.
Old Farmer's Almanac: This Winter's Gonna Hurt Like A ...Just when you thought you had gotten over last winter, be warned: The Old Farmer's Almanac predicts it will be super cold with a slew of snow for much of the country, even in places that don't usually see too much of it, like the Pacific Northwest.
Fewer Cold-Related Deaths This Winter, But Homeless Still Feel FreezeThis year's mild winter was still cold enough to turn deadly. Exposure to the cold was a factor in the deaths of at least 43 Minnesotans from Oct. 1, 2014, through the end of March, according to the state Department of Health.
Gov't Safety Regulators: Wash Your Cars, MinnesotansThe U.S. Government wants you to wash your car if you live in an area where salt is used to clear the roads of snow and ice. This National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wrapped up a five-year investigation into rusting pipes carrying brake fluid in five million older vehicles.
Rain, Snow Moving Toward Southern MinnesotaAnother shot of winter weather is heading toward southeastern Minnesota.
DNR: Early Warm, Dry Weather Likely Means Early Fire SeasonThis year's early warm weather is creating perfect conditions for wildfires, according to the Department of Natural Resources. The DNR predicts Minnesota will see more fires than average during the spring season.
Can We Finally Wave Goodbye To Subzero Temperatures?A well-deserved warm up is headed to Minnesota with 40s and even 50s in the forecast.
Hennepin Co. Officials Warn Of Thin Ice, Despite SnowDespite a fresh coating of snow Tuesday, the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office says much of the ice in the area is thin. Officials are urging people to use caution on all bodies of water throughout the county.
Does This Year Rank Among Our Top 10 Least Snowy Winters?We're getting at least a few more inches of snow in the Twin Cities this Tuesday, but it probably won't be enough to get the area close to average seasonal snow totals.
Snow, Strong Winds Headed Toward MinnesotaSnow-lovers have something to hope for after what has been a snow-starved winter so far. A system moving into Minnesota will bring snow into the Twin Cities starting late Monday night.
While Mpls. Rinks Won't Be Maintained After Sunday, The Ice Isn't Off LimitsThe outdoor ice skating season officially ends Sunday on the 47 outdoor rinks operated by the Minneapolis Parks Board.