What Does The Smoky Haze From The Wildfires Mean For Minnesota? Good QuestionThere has been a haze over Minnesota skies this week coming from the wildfires more than 1500 miles to the west. So, what does this smoky air mean for Minnesota? Good Question.
What Are Common Mistakes With Mail-In Ballots?While the vast majority of Minnesotans have historically had no problems with casting their ballots through the mail, 2% of the absentee ballots in the August primary were rejected at first.
Where Do Voters Seeking To Vote Absentee This Year Start The Process?The first thing to do is get an application. The easiest way to do that is by going to the Secretary of State’s website. There, a voter can fill out an absentee application.
Why Are Misleading Campaign Ads Allowed On TV?We are still 53 days from the election, but political TV commercials already fill the airwaves. Like in past campaigns, some of the ones currently running on air can stretch the truth.
What Do Schools Want Students And Families To Know About Distance Learning?The start of a school year like no other comes with apprehension from students, parents, teachers and staff alike.
Why Is Minnesota The Gopher State?Goldy is the mascot of the University of Minnesota. Fairchild the Gopher is the face of the Minnesota State Fair. And, since its inception, Minnesota has been known as the Gopher State. So, why is the gopher Minnesota's state mascot?
How Do Leaves Know When It's Time To Change Colors?Experts at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources predict a beautiful display of fall colors across most of Minnesota.
Good Question: Why Does Bert Blyleven 'Circle' People?In honor of Twins legend Bert Blyleven calling his final game Wednesday, we rediscovered this classic edition of Good Question from 2011.
How Is The Housing Market Doing So Well During The Pandemic?As the United States economy experienced its worst quarter on record, the housing market continues to boom.
Why Do Spring Temperatures And Fall Temperatures Feel So Different?To some, it’s psychological. But, there’s also something physiologically happening in the body.
What Can We Do To Help Process Everything That Has Happened This Year?These past few months have been challenging for most everyone. From COVID-19, to job losses, to police shootings to racism – people are having intense feelings of anger, frustration and hurt. So, what can we do with these feelings? Good Question.
A Look At Minnesota's Role In The 19th AmendmentIt was 62 years between when Minnesota became a state, and the country said the right to vote shall not be denied on account of sex.
When Is The Best Time To Get A Flu Shot?Centers for Disease Control chief Robert Redfield says there’s big concern about what could happen as flu season coincides with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Good Question: Why Are Hailstones Different Sizes? Many of you ended up with dents in your cars and roofs. Reports on hail range from hail the size of a pea to the size of a tennis ball, or even bigger.
What Are Those Slimy Blob Creatures Found In Lakes? Good QuestionTwo weeks ago, Trevor Clayton and his girlfriend were walking near Lake Hiawatha. They sat down on a log nearby the shore and saw what looked like a “shiny alien” sitting in shallow water.