Has Rush Hour Traffic In The Twin Cities Returned To Pre-Pandemic Levels? Even though many still work from home, it doesn't feel that way when we get behind the wheel. The morning and evening commutes around the metro are slowing down with traffic jams. We wanted to know: Has rush hour returned to pre-pandemic levels?
What Is Proper Fall Clean-Up Etiquette? And What Methods Are Best For Your Lawn?“The leaves have organic matter in them and they have some nutrients, so that gets added back into the lawn and that's beneficial to the grass,” turf grass educator Maggie Reiter said.
Can You Get The Flu Shot And The COVID Vaccine?As COVID-19 news fills headlines, there's another vaccine we need to consider. Flu shots are already available at some pharmacies.
With Natural Gas Prices Rising, What Are Efficient Ways To Keep Out The Cold?It won't be long before many Twin Cities homeowners feel the chill of freezing temperatures at night. That likely means heating systems will be cranked.
How Are Wild Turkeys Able To Thrive In The Twin Cities?If a turkey is becoming a problem around your home, the DNR advises you to make loud noises and make yourself look bigger, similar to how you’d react to a bear.
Good Question: How Do They Make It Snow Inside U.S. Bank Stadium?It is not lost on the Vikings that the last time it snowed inside a Vikings stadium was a disaster. In 2010, the Metrodome collapsed under the weight of 17 inches of snow.
What Kind Of Compensation Should Travelers Expect When Flights Are Canceled?It's been a record year for cancellations. So what kind of compensation should consumers expect when it happens? Good question.
What's The Debt Limit? And What Impact Would It Have On Your Wallet If It's Not Raised?After weeks of partisan wrangling, U.S. lawmakers reached a last-minute deal to avoid a financial crisis, for now, agreeing to pay off America's credit card through early December.
Why Are Vaccines Injected Into Our Arms?Vaccine injection is nothing new, especially during flu season. But it still has us wondering. Why are vaccines injected into our arms?
Why Are Some Spring Flowers Blooming Now? And Where's The Frost?The calendar says it's fall but that's not what it feels like when we step outside. These balmy temperatures are leaving some plants confused.
How Do Vaccines Become Required For Minnesota Schoolchildren?While some exemptions are allowed for medical and non-medical reasons, approximately 90% of Minnesota schoolchildren take several vaccines before junior high.
Are People Angrier Nowadays? And What Can We Do To Manage It?In public and across social media, anger is boiling over. Arguments are quick to erupt and sometimes turn physical.
Where Have All The Workers Gone? And When Are They Coming Back?“Literally, it’s historic all-time highs relative to job openings,” Jim Kwapick said. “The term ‘great resignation’ really is true.”
How Do U Of M-Developed Apple Varieties Get Their Names?It's the season for visiting apple orchards or stopping by the grocery store to pick up one of the eighteen apple varieties started by the University of Minnesota.
How Did Pumpkin Spice Become The Flavor Of Fall?It seems like everyone is selling something pumpkin spice these days.