How Long Do Crickets Chirp?Starting in late July, Minnesotans started to hear summer symphonies from insects. Some say it feels like summer, while others find it simply annoying.
Why Didn't Minneapolis, St. Paul Ever Become One City?St. Paul become a city in 1854. For Minneapolis, it was 1867. More than 150 years, later the Twin Cities are two distinct places.
Good Question: What Happens When A Student Gets Sick With COVID-19?In the 21-page plan, three of those pages address this particular question. If there's a confirmed case, first you identify close contacts of that person while they were infectious.
Can Vitamin C Boost Immunity?Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, sales of Vitamin C have soared. People report looking for an immunity boost.
How Can You Show Support For Racial Justice?It's been two months since George Floyd was killed. Since then, many Americans have had a nationwide reckoning and discussion about race. So, what happens now?
How Long Can Food Be Left Out?It's the time of year for picnics, outdoor wedding and camping trips – which means lots of food outside.
Who Will Get To Take The COVID-19 Vaccine First?Once a vaccine is manufactured, it has to be distributed. The big question regards who will get to receive it first.
Good Question: What Causes Humidity?We know Saturday will be hot -- but it's going to feel even warmer than the temperature on your thermometer.
Is Minnesota Experiencing Long Wait Times For COVID-19 Results?This summer's spike in COVID-19 cases across the country has led to delays in getting test results back. So what does that look like here in Minnesota?
What Exactly Does The COVID-19 Positivity Rate Tell Us?The positivity rate -- the percentage of positive cases among those who are tested -- is one of the main metrics the Minnesota Department of Health uses to determine what should open or be dialed back.
Why Does The Heat Make Us Feel Crummy? Good QuestionWe know it's been toasty this summer. According to the MN State Climatology Office, last month was in the top-10 for hottest Junes in Minnesota. So, why does the heat make us feel crummy? Good Question.
What Are Schools Doing To Plan For Fall Classes?On Tuesday, Gov. Tim Walz said the state’s goal was to get as many students as possible back in to the classroom buildings in a safe way this fall.
How Does Racism Impact Health?Even before NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center began testing for COVID-19 in mid-April, CEO Stella Whitney-West knew the impact of the virus would be personal.
How Do They Measure Ground Beef Lean Content?Burgers are a key component of summer backyard barbecues. But, there are so many options - 80% lean, 85%, 90%? How is the ground beef lean content measured?
How Does A 'Change Of Venue' Work In A Criminal Trial?During a hearing on Monday, Judge Peter Cahill said if public officials, attorneys and family members continue to discuss the case publicly, he’s more likely to move the trial to another county.