Twin Cities Cross Country Skiers Excited To Finally Hit The TrailsAfter a long stretch of warm temperatures and no snow, it seems winter has finally arrived -- and many Minnesotans are ready to get outside and enjoy it.
Many Local Businesses Relieved After Major SnowfallThe winter storm that finally brought a significant snowfall to the Twin Cities is whipping up a flurry of business. From hardware stores to ski slopes, owners are happy to no longer be feeling the cold shoulder from winter.
On Winter Break, Kids Jump Right Into First Big Snowfall In Twin CitiesFrom cross country skiing, to sledding, to just taking a plain, old stroll around the lake, Twin Cities kids were taking advantage of the fresh few inches of snow and enjoying their winter break.
Brooklyn Park Asks Residents To Adopt A Fire HydrantWinter may have been slow to start but it has arrived with a vengeance. To help keep streets clear, the city of Brooklyn Park is asking residents to adopt a fire hydrant and pledge to keep it clear of snow and ice.
4 Things To Know: Winter Storm Totals, Unrest In Cleveland, Kennedy Center Honors & MoreFrom weather in the north to unrest in the Midwest to Kennedy Center Honors in the east, here is a look at the top four stories from Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015.
Snow Tapers Off After Winter Storm Dumps Over 9 Inches On SW Minn.Ready or not, winter is finally here in Minnesota. Snow fell throughout the night across the state, bringing impressive totals in the southwest. WCCO Weather Watchers reported 9.5 inches in Spring Grove and 8.2 in Alpha by Tuesday morning.
Most Of Minn. Misses White Christmas By A Day; 150+ Crashes ReportedMuch of southern Minnesota awoke to a layer of snow that came too late for a White Christmas. The National Weather Service says Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport had 2 inches of snow by 6 a.m. Saturday. Another inch or two of snow was expected across the Twin Cities area Saturday afternoon and evening.
Mike's Mix: Fire & Ice Combine Again At Marin This WinterThe Ice Bar at Marin is back by popular demand (literally) for the 2015-16 season. "It's kind of like urban legend, because Marin has been open for a little over two-and-a-half years and we've never done the ice bar," Jay Pierce said.
Best Winter Beers In MinnesotaAre you a wine drinker or beer drinker? If beer was never your beverage, you might sample a few of these locally crafted brews when winter arrives. These beers are made to stand up to the cold.
It's Raining, It's Snowing? Mid-December Storm Brings 'Thundersnow'It's safe to say Minnesota's weather has been a bit bizarre this December. From temps in the 40s to green lawns, December has felt a bit more like May this year. That trend continued Wednesday.
Winter Storm Leads To Power Outages, Closed I-90 Across The DakotasOfficials have reopened part of Interstate 90 in southern South Dakota, but travel remains difficult in much of the Dakotas due to a snow storm that also has caused power outages and school closures.
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Good Questions: Winter Zoo Animals, Sneezing Eyes, Funny BonesJessie from Maple Grove wants to know: What happens to zoo animals in the winter? The polar bears and other cold weather animals at St. Paul's Como Zoo do not have a problem being outdoors. But animals that come from warmer climates spend most of the winter indoors. Those animals include primates, such as gorillas and orangutans.
Spirit Mountain Opens For The 2015 – 2016 SeasonIt may feel like spring but the winter season is here, and Spirit Mountain is ready to celebrate! The ski area will officially open on Friday, December 4. Two to three trails will be open, complete with some freestyle options.