Pumpkin Patch's Crops Harvested Just In TimeBarten Pumpkins in New Prague watched the weather and knew they needed to move before end of the weekend.
Near Record Highs Bring Summer Heat To Mid October For a state that has a reputation for uncomfortable weather, Minnesota was the place to be on Sunday. Near record highs in the low 80s were the cause for celebration.
Soap Factory's Haunted Basement Explores Fear Fans' Worst NightmaresThe Soap Factory's annual horrific event, the "Haunted Basement," is back for a ninth year. Small groups are brought into the dark depths, forced to wonder, "Will I be lost, separated and stuck in here forever?"
Increased Seat Belt Enforcement Through Oct. 25Starting this weekend and continuing until the end of the month, there’ll be extra seat belt enforcement on Minnesota roads.
Tickets Go On Sale Early For 9th Annual Haunted BasementIt's still summer, but The Soap Factory in Minneapolis wants to get you ready for Halloween chills. Tickets already are on sale for the ninth annual Haunted Basement.
October Sees The Tenth Top 10 Weather Day In MinnesotaThis Top-10 Weather day wasn’t just based on sunshine and 70 degrees. "It was kind of spur of the moment. We looked at the weather cast and knew we wanted to do something," Ed Greene said.
Oktoberfest Brings Beer And Polka Bands To State FairgroundsIt's Oktoberfest at the state fairgrounds and this year they've added a big tent in the campground area, which features more food options, games and vendors.
Fall Cold Can’t Deter Minnesotans From Outdoor FunThe chill in the air is serious, but it wasn't cold enough to stop some people from heading outdoors for fun. A week ago Friday, the temperatures reminded us of summer. Short pants and tank tops were in order, and outside is where everyone spent their morning, afternoon and evening. It was a Top-10 Weather Day.
Get Movin' Monday: Best October DealsWe begin a new month this week and as we turn the calendar page there are bargains to be had this month only.
Pearl Jam Coming To Xcel Energy Center In OctoberAfter a long hiatus, Pearl Jam is coming back to the Twin Cities, marking the band's first performance in more than eight years.
Weather Blog: Chilling Out!It looks like we will take our first trip below freezing Monday night in Minneapolis. Last year we accomplished that feat on Oct. 7, when we bottomed out at 28 degrees. We are behind schedule, and I’m sure allergy sufferers will rejoice as we spend the next few nights below freezing, killing most vegetation that messes with our noses.
DPS: Don’t Swerve For Deer On Roads Now that fall is here, it's a dangerous time on the road for deer crashes.
October's Veteran Of The Month: Cortney AmundsonCortney Amundson served in the US Air Force from as a non-destructive inspection journeyman 2003-2007. She served during Operation Enduring Freedom during her deployment to Uzbekistan 2004-2005.
The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On RecyclingFrom the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.
October's Veteran Of The Month: Gene Altstatt Gene Altstatt grew up in Mahtomedi and went to St. Thomas academy, which gave him interest in the military.