After Cold Snap, Ice Castles Set To Open In Eden PrairieAfter the cold arrived in a big way and this weekend, the Ice Castles will open to the public. Now, builders are placing the final touches on the Ice Castles before opening day.
Temperatures Creep Above Zero In Twin CitiesThe temperature has crawled above zero degrees at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The National Weather Service says the airport hit the zero mark around 2 p.m. on Monday, ending around 46 consecutive hours of subzero temperatures since 4 p.m. Saturday.
Twin Cities Runners Not Fazed By Frigid TempsIn Minnesota, the bitter sub-zero cold isn't stopping some who say they enjoy running in the extreme conditions.
Bitter Cold Snap Tough On Cars, Good For MechanicsThe bitter blast is wreaking havoc on Minnesotans and their vehicles. Auto shops are busy with things from basic maintenance to frozen batteries. Mechanics at Bobby and Steve's in Minneapolis said the extreme cold has them working 10 hour shifts, and the wait time to get something as simple as an oil change is five hours.
Good Questions: Warming Up The Car, Wind Chill & State Of The UnionEach Friday, we answer some of our viewers' burning questions. This week, John Lauritsen finds the best way to warm up your car in the winter, some unfamiliar faces at the State of the Union address, and how meteorologists measure wind chill.
Minnesotans Prep For Bitterly Cold WeekendState park employees say they are prepared to show people a good time in the extreme cold, and offered a few tips on how to stay warm while doing it.
Coldest Air Of The Season Set To Ruin Your WeekendDid the comparatively warm air of the last few days lull you into a false sense of security? Well change your plans, bundle up, and hunker down. The coldest temperatures of the season so far are set to arrive this weekend in Minnesota.
Sub-Zero Temps Can't Keep Minnesotans From Enjoying The OutdoorsMany of us Minnesotans try to spend little, if any, time outside while the frigid air hangs around. But even with sub-zero temperatures and wind chill advisories in place again earlier Tuesday, we found the bravest Minnesotans bearing the elements for an outdoor workout.
4 Things To Know: Bitter Cold, Turkey Bombing, SOTU, And Pennies & NickelsFrom the bitter cold gripping the state of Minnesota to the bombing in Istanbul that left 10 dead, here is a look at the top four stories for Jan. 12, 2016.
Frostbite Warning Issued In Minnesota As Temperatures DropBitterly cold temperatures are settling into Minnesota, prompting forecasters and others to warn about frostbite.
Tips For Staying Warm At The Vikings GameThe Minnesota Vikings are in the playoffs on Sunday and it's going to be cold. The wind chill at gametime is expected to be around 20 below zero. The last outdoor playoff game in Minnesota was at Met Stadium on Dec. 26, 1976 for the NFC title.
Local Bars, Restaurants Offer Alternatives To Frigid Vikings GameMinnesota Vikings fans are on the edge of their seats as they wait for Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks. "I try to stay calm game by game," fan Megan Pelowski said. "I feel really good about it. We'll see how far we can go."
Experts: Prepare Now Ahead Of Bitter ColdHeating systems and vehicles are more prone to breakdowns when under the stress of bitterly cold temperatures, but there are things you can do now to minimize the chances of that happening.
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.
Patience, Dear Minnesotans, Warmth Is Coming BackThe weather outside may be frightful, but the extended forecast is so delightful. Following the storm fronts over the weekend, temperatures plunged perilously going into the work week.