2018: The Year In Weather, In Minnesota & WisconsinIt was a year of extreme rainfall, extreme snowfall, and continued warming.
Veterans Tribute Bell Contains Dozens Of Deeply Personal Military Items"It's a reminder of everybody who's gone before us, the people that are out there serving right now and it's also a motivator for the future."
Mike's Mix: Crooked Water Spirits & The 'BB' BoulevardierThis cocktail is a riff on the classic Boulevardier cocktail; which, itself, is a bourbon-base version of a Negroni.
Truckloads Of Educational Artifacts From Pillsbury Hall Up For SaleThere's a huge range of items. Small things -- like rocks, unique containers, and especially paper maps -- are really popular because they're inexpensive and unique.
Cirque Du Soleil’s ‘Cortero’ Comes To MinneapolisCirque du Soleil has been captivating audiences worldwide since 1984. This weekend, you can see "Corteo" at Target Center. It originally opened as a big-top tent show, but has been reformatted into a one-of-a-kind Cirque experience.
Mike’s Mix: Bradstreet CrafthouseMike Augustyniak heads to first-ever on-site hotel at MSP Airport -- Intercontinental Hotel -- which is home to Bradstreet Craftshouse, a spot that even locals will want to check out!
Recycle Across America Labels Help Simplify, Increase RecyclingNine years ago, when she founded Recycle Across America, Mitch Hedlund's idea to increase U.S. recycling rates seemed too simple to work.
'Egypt’s Sunken Cities' On View In MinneapolisSome of the greatest finds in the history of underwater archaeology are on display beginning Sunday at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. "Egypt's Sunken Cities" is the result of work done by explorer and archaeologist Franck Goddio and his team. They raised the treasures from their watery hideaway after more than 1,000 years.
Mike’s Mix: Holman’s TableEach week, Mike Augustyniak visits a local mixologist to see what they're stirring up. This week, he heads to Holman’s Table -- located inside the historic terminal building at St. Paul’s Holman Field airport -- for a couple fantastic cocktails.
NOAA: Higher Probability For Warmer Than Average WinterHeating bills are likely to be lower, while the snowfall forecast remains uncertain.
Mike’s Mix: Popol Vuh’s Morelo SourMike heads to northeast Minneapolis' Centro at Popol Vuh, which serves up delightful and authentic Mexican cuisine and cocktails.
Summer 2018 In Climate Review: Minnesota & WisconsinNow is the time to look back on Summer, which was a warm and wet one around Minnesota.
Thanks To New Moon, 2018 Perseid Meteor Shower Should Be IdealA new moon (i.e. no moonlight) will occur on August 11th, the first night of the peak of the meteor shower, making 2018 a great year to watch!
UPDATE: Problems With NOAA's GOES-17 SatelliteAs the satellite was first being powered up in orbit -- 22,000 miles above the Equator -- a problem with the ABI's cooling system was discovered.
Thursday Could Rain On Your Parade ... Friday, TooThe mild, dry air that led to near-perfect conditions early this week is on its way out, with juicier air on its way in.