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School closings
Dreams-time
The WCCO Morning News with Dave Lee
February 08, 2019 - 6:07 am
CLOSED TODAY METRO AREA Both Minneapolis and St Paul Public Schools Annandale Ava Maria Academy Aveda Institute Belle Plain Brooklyn Center Buffalo Cedar Riverside School Columbia Heights Cretin Derham Hall Dassel Cokato DeLaSalle Fridley High School for Recording Arts Litchfield Metro Schools...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
February 07, 2019 - 4:55 pm
While Thursday's commute has been hit by snow, heavy traffic and multiple crashes, there is good news in the forecast: most of the snow is over and travel conditions are slowly improving across the metro, according to WCCO Radio meteorologist and host Paul Douglas. But when you do get home, you may...
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Mug shot of school bus shooting suspect
Minneapolis Police Department
Edgar Linares
February 07, 2019 - 4:48 pm
The man accused of shooting a Minneapolis school bus driver on Interstate 94 last Tuesday is now charged with attempted second-degree murder and second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. “It appears he fired five times at the school bus striking the driver twice,” said David Brown, the...
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February 07, 2019 - 11:43 am
A major story is developing on 94 near Rodgers this midday as a semi accident has the freeway closed westbound at exit 205. The road is expected to be closed for up to three hours. All traffic must exit on MN 241. The snow and blowing snow is causing issues all over the metro with a Winter Weather...
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School closings
Dreams-time
Dave Lee
February 07, 2019 - 6:31 am
Here is our updated list of closings at 11:00AM Thursday: Academia Cesar Chavez School School Closing at 12:45 PM Evening Activities Canceled Achieve Language Academy Evening Activities Canceled No PM Kindergarten - No Afternoon Pre-K Aitkin Closing at 1:00 PM Evening Activities Canceled Albany...
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Her comes the snow
Entercom
Sloane Martin
February 07, 2019 - 6:19 am
CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST LIST OF CLOSINGS AND DELAYS A variety of watches and warnings are posted from the National Weather Service: The Blizzard Warning remains in effect for areas along and south of a line from Morris, to Mankato, to Owatonna from through midnight Thursday. The Winter Storm...
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By Edgar Linares in Minneapolis
Edgar Linares
February 06, 2019 - 8:38 pm
As people loaded buckets of free sand and salt 6036 Harriet Ave., South in Minneapolis, many were thinking of the storm ahead. “I’m ready for it to be done,” said Heather Sheehan. “It’s a lot of hassle with frozen pipes and sand.” The National Weather Service who issued a Winter Weather Advisory is...
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Lindsey Peterson
February 05, 2019 - 9:00 pm
Yeah, yeah, we know. It's cold here. It snows. Winters are long. But, does Minnesota really have the most miserable winter in the country? Worse than Alaska? More awful than Maine? Michigan? Wisconsin? North Dakota? I mean, there are barely trees to stop the winds in North Dakota. We can't be worse...
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By Edgar Linares
Edgar Linares
February 05, 2019 - 6:39 pm
The majority of customers at the Diamond Lake Ace Hardware store near the intersection of Nicollet Ave. and Diamond Lake Rd. were there for one item, salt. In addition, it’s becoming hot commodity. “I was all over Menards they had nothing left,” said John a customer at the store. “I’m buying a lot...
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