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.
Brutal Winters A Boon For Twin Cities' Skyway BusinessesIt is single-digit days like Monday when many folks in the Twin Cities are grateful to live and work in downtown Minneapolis or St. Paul. You can chalk it up to the Twin Cities' famed skyway system -- the envy of most cold climate cities.
Lauren's Science Corner: Numbingly Cold NovemberAhhh, September 2014; six days spent soaking up 80° highs and 12 days in the 70s. October 2014 followed and offered up plentiful 60° days as well. And then came November.
Minnesotans Carry Out Traditions Despite Thanksgiving ColdIt is the coldest Thanksgiving in nearly 30 years, but that doesn't stop Minnesotans from enjoying their Thanksgiving traditions. A group of high school friends spent the morning at Roseville Area High School playing football, a tradition a decade in the making.
This Could Be The Coldest Thanksgiving Since 1930 Minnesotans woke up to subzero temperatures on Thanksgiving Day, and if the mercury doesn't make it to the double digits, the day could be one for the record books.