Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsAlthough we've been enjoying our beautiful fall, some say the best season is just ahead of us: Ski season! We still have awhile before we can hit the slopes, but this weekend you can get in the spirit by checking out one of the events in this week's Working for the Weekend.
Getting Your Home Ready For WinterThe big change in the weather on Monday might have you thinking about getting your house ready for winter.
Turkey Growers Prep For Possible Fall Bird Flu OutbreakMinnesota turkey farmers are a little on edge these days as the state's waterfowl start to fly south for the winter. Ducks and other waterfowl are believed to be the primary source of avian influenza. They are carriers of the bug, but are somehow immune to it.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Fall Colors In MinnesotaJust as Mother Nature slowly steals our daylight, she gifts us with the crispness of fall and a colorful treetop palate. Many would argue that the natural beauty that surrounds the Cuyuna Trail System, voted Best of Minnesota, is unsurpassed by any in the state.
MnDOT: Fall Is The Deadliest Time Of Year For PedestriansAs days get shorter and nights longer, motorists and pedestrians need to start looking out for one another.
Finding Minnesota: Fall Leaf Cruises On The St. CroixNow that it is cooling off, we are starting to see more bursts of red, yellow and orange outside. While many people hop in the car to check out the colors along the roads and highways, there is another vantage point from a national scenic riverway that draws thousands of people each fall.
Wander Minnesota: Fall Foliage And FunThe DNR is reporting that fall colors have begun to pop, mostly up north as of this writing. The gorgeous fall foliage season is all too short. Now is the time to plan a little getaway to enjoy them before winter sets in. Here are a few suggestions for lodgings that are open past the summer tourist season.
Frosty Fall Temperatures ArriveSome people in Minnesota and Wisconsin are waking up to the chilly reality of fall temperatures. Readings Wednesday morning were in the 20s in parts of northern Minnesota and 30s in the central region as well as western Wisconsin.
St. Joseph Police: Toddler Injured After Falling From 3rd Story WindowSt. Joseph police say a toddler fractured his jaw when he fell from a third-story window Monday afternoon.
Fall Colors Delayed On North ShoreThose thinking about heading up north to check out the fall colors may want to wait a bit. Northern Minnesota is typically alive with color this time of year as the leaves start to turn.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Fall Hiking Trail In MinnesotaGooseberry Falls State Park is the unofficial gateway to the North Shore. And its beauty is such a draw that you cannot drive by without stopping to explore. Thousands of people visit each year, anticipating the vision of Gooseberry Falls and the memories they will make there.
DNR Says It's Looking Like A 'Spectacular' AutumnIt's one of the best times of year in Minnesota, in large part because of our beautiful fall colors.
9 Best Movies You Must See When They Hit Theaters This FallAs summer ends and the other seasons come to play, we can all enjoy a nice day at the movies. Here are some of the movies that we can sit back, relax and watch in the next couple of months.
7 Best Books For Fall Book Club PicksSchool is back in session and the first hint of fall is in the air, grown-ups are hitting the books, too. Here are 7 picks your club will love to cozy up to this autumn.
Pumpkin Spice Lattes Return To Starbucks MenusHere's a sure sign fall is so close you can almost taste it: Starbucks will officially put pumpkin back on its menu Tuesday.