December Rise In Midwest Economic Conditions, Report CitesAn economist says a business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states rose over the past month, pointing to continuing improvement in regional economic conditions.
Wander Minnesota: Holiday Happenings in December, Part 4It’s nearly Christmas, but don’t worry, there are still events occurring before the holiday weekend arrives.
Last Month Was The Warmest December In Minnesota On RecordLast month did not feel like December in Minnesota. Officially, it was the warmest December on record for Minnesota, according to a report released Thursday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
It's Been One Of The Warmest Minnesota Decembers EverThe start of the new year marks the end of one of our warmest Decembers ever. Temperatures this month have been nearly 15 degrees above average, as WCCO's Kylie Bearse reported earlier Thursday.
Snow Lovers, Businesses Rejoice Over Post-Christmas AccumulationFive days into the start of winter and most of Minnesota and western Wisconsin saw the first snow fall of the season. The timing could not be better for businesses that see a boost when the flakes start falling.
It's Raining, It's Snowing? Mid-December Storm Brings 'Thundersnow'It's safe to say Minnesota's weather has been a bit bizarre this December. From temps in the 40s to green lawns, December has felt a bit more like May this year. That trend continued Wednesday.
Amid Warm Temps, Golf Courses In Maple Plain & Oakdale ReopenIt's been a brown winter so far, but the silver lining is that things are looking green for golfers this week. Pioneer Creek Golf Course in Maple Plain announced they would be reopening at 11 a.m. Tuesday.
At Look At This Week’s Unseasonably Warm ForecastMinnesota is starting off December with temperatures that don't bode well for a white Christmas. WCCO-TV meteorologist Matt Brickman says Monday’s highs look to be in the mid-40s, with sunshine and breezes from the southwest. Overnight temperatures will barely dip below freezing.
Holiday Season Off To Warm, Gloomy StartThe most wonderful time of the year is getting off to a gloomy start. Cloudy skies and fog hung over the downtown Minneapolis skyline most the day. At this Christmas tree lot at the Farmer's Market, owner Scott Barriball compared the forecast to those of years past.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsAfter that early snow, the calendar has finally caught up. The first weekend in December means holiday events are in full swing! Here's some of Jason Matheson's for this weekend.
A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years'How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?
Target Announces Free Holiday Shipping, Price MatchingBlack Friday is still a month away, but Target is making a major move to win back consumers. The Minneapolis-based retailer has announced it's offering free shipping on all online purchases starting Wednesday and going through Dec. 20.
Adrian Peterson Gets Tentative Dec. Trial Date A motion was filed by prosecutors Wednesday at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Conroe, Texas to have a new judge assigned to the Adrian Peterson child abuse case. Peterson's legal team are pushing the case forward, looking more likely that they want to leave it up to a jury in Conroe to decide if what Peterson did to his son was child abuse or discipline.
Record Warmth Makes For Some Winter FunFor late December in Minnesota, it can't get much better then Saturday’s weather. There was sunshine, and a high temperature that broke a 117-year-old record. Aaron Howe of Independence tried to fend off snowballs thrown by his two children. "It's been fantastic. We grilled out last night, and it's kind of a nice warm spell to have in Minnesota after the holidays," Howe said.
Tips On Heating The House Without Burning Your CashThe average high temperature for December's first two weeks was a mere 17 degrees, making it the sixth coldest December on record.