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.
Get Ready For Another Bitterly Cold Weekend Enjoy the mild January temperatures while they last. Come Friday, Minnesota will again see the mercury drop, and over the weekend there’s the possibility of wind chills around 40 below.
State Issues Reminder On Heating Assistance ProgramAs another blast of arctic air is forecasted to descend on Minnesota this weekend, state officials are reminding residents that assistance is available for households that are having trouble paying their heating bills.
Frostbite Warning Issued In Minnesota As Temperatures DropBitterly cold temperatures are settling into Minnesota, prompting forecasters and others to warn about frostbite.
Vikings' Floyd On Sunday's Frozen Game: 'This Is Nothing'Six weeks ago, the Seattle Seahawks left Minnesota with a laugher 38-7 victory over the Vikings. Well, the Seahawks have returned for a rematch, and the Vikings won't be extending a warm welcome.
Bud Grant Says Last Outdoor Vikes Game Should Be A 'Celebration'The 1976 NFC title game at Met Stadium, when the Minnesota Vikings beat the Los Angeles Rams, marked the last outdoor playoff game in Minnesota. And with so much conversation about the frigid temperatures on Sunday, it was a good day to visit with the old trapper himself -- Bud Grant.
Christmas Day Bringing Late Snow To MinnesotaThe end of Christmas day will bring something many Minnesotans have missed this holiday season: snow.
Good Question: How Do You Catch A Cold?According to the Centers for Disease Control, the average American adult gets two to three colds per year. Kids can get them 8 to 10 times. So, how do you catch a cold? Good Question.
Allergy Season Arrives Right On ScheduleIf you have noticed your eyes watering, and you are sneezing more than usual -- you are not alone. Hennepin County Medical Center Allergy Specialist Dr. John Sweet says allergy season is right on time.
New Hybrid Grapes Help Grow Wine Industry In Cold US RegionsThe Marquette grapevines clinging to a steep, rocky hillside in the southeastern Adirondacks are among a host of new grape varieties that have enabled a boutique wine industry to take root in areas of the Northeast and Midwest that were previously inhospitable.
Good Questions: Water Towers, Creaky Cabins, ShiveringEvery Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores water towers, creaky houses and shivering.
Good Question: Why Do Our Noses Run In The Cold?Most of Minnesota hasn't gone above the freezing mark since Feb. 9, so anyone spending time outside might be feeling that drip, drip, drip from the nose. That had Carole from Hibbing wanting to know: Why do our noses run in the cold?
Bitter Wind Chills To Start The WeekWind chill advisories are in effect Monday for most of Minnesota and western Wisconsin until 10 a.m. A few counties in extreme northern Minnesota are even seeing wind chill warnings, with wind chills expected to reach nearly 45 degrees below zero.
A Frigid Start To Another Chilly WeekSunday morning brought clear skies and subzero temperatures to Minnesota, and more arctic cold is on the way.
Why Is It So Cold In Embarrass?The coldest temperature in the lower 48 happened in Embarrass Thursday morning when folks there registered a temperature of 41 below zero.