Siberian Air Brings Big Shivers To MinnesotaA week ago, we were wrapping up a six-day stretch of above-average temperatures and some melting. But Wednesday brought a different story and a different season, after officially bottoming out at minus 9 degrees in the morning. And as cold as it is Wednesday, it's not a record. February has been cold, with way more days below average than above -- and Wednesday was the coldest.
New Brighton Kids Build Giant Snow Sea TurtleSome kids in New Brighton have done it again. Austin, Trevor and Connor Bartz have created a giant snow sea turtle.
Fort Snelling State Park Hosts Winter Trails DayOnce the wind calms down, and as long as you don't have to drive, the snow adds a little more beauty to Minnesota this winter. And Fort Snelling State Park is inviting Minnesotans to get out and enjoy it!
Bicyclists Not Deterred By Bitter ColdThe wind chill is 25 below zero, but that’s no matter to Becky Sheehan, who works in downtown Minneapolis. She has a bike with spikes and is fully dressed.
Mpls. Schools Cancel Classes Ahead Of Wednesday's ColdAhead of Wednesday's forecasted cold, schools across Minnesota are telling students and parents that classes will be delayed or canceled. Minneapolis Public Schools announced Tuesday that classes and activities are canceled Wednesday.
Dangerous Wind Chills On The Way For MinnesotaAfter Monday's bitter cold and snow, Minnesota is "enjoying" a slight warm up with high temps above 0 degrees. But that will all change starting Tuesday night.
Subzero Temps Make For Rough StartThe bone-chilling cold Minnesotans woke up to Monday had drivers kicking cars that wouldn't start and parents in the metro bundling kids up for the bus stop.
Deep Freeze Doesn't Keep Minnesotans Cooped UpIt was a little more challenging Monday for people to get through the cold weather and in to work. It was well below zero when Dan Risser left his home for work. He saddled up his bicycle and pedaled through the chill to his job as a short-order cook.
Dangerous Cold, Snow As Arctic Air Hovers Over MinnesotaMinnesotans awoke Monday to dangerous subzero temperatures, wind chill values that could cause frostbite in minutes, and a coming winter storm.
Frigid Cold Closes Minnesota Ski AreaIt's not unusual for people who love to ski to brave frigid temperatures and hit the slopes. That is, if the slopes are open.
Wind Chill Warnings As Extreme Cold Falls On MinnesotaDangerous arctic cold and strong winds descended upon Minnesota on Sunday morning, creating the possibility of wind chill factors as low as 45 below.
Spirit Mountain Closed Sunday Due To Extreme TempsSpirit Mountain announced they will be closed Sunday due to the extreme temperatures expected. According to Spirit Mountain officials, the Duluth ski destination will be closed on Jan. 4 due to "incoming extremely low temperatures and intense chill factors."
Wind Chill Advisory In Effect Until NoonA wind chill advisory is in effect Tuesday morning for Minnesota and western Wisconsin as a blast of arctic air descended on the Upper Midwest.
Snow Storm Blankets Twin CitiesWinter is back in the Twin Cities after a storm dumped up to 6 inches of snow in parts of the metro area Friday night. Reports show snow totals Saturday morning ranged from 3.6 inches at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to 6 inches in Little Canada. The Minnesota State Patrol reported 100 crashes overnight. A dozen involved injuries. No fatal accidents had been reported.
Good Question: How Much Sick Time Do We Take?It's the time of year when the sick list can get long. The common cold, the flu and strep throat can leave businesses a bit understaffed. So over the course of the year, how much sick time do we take? The average American worker is given about eight to 10 days of sick leave a year, but most people only take between 3 and 6.