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© Makkis | Dreamstime.com
January 29, 2019 - 8:34 am
Yes, this is cold and we all know it. You've heard the stories from parents and grandparents though. It's not as cold as it used to be. And for the most part, that's been true. Minnesota has not seen the regularity of extreme cold like we're seeing now in the last 20 years. Just how cold can we get...
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© Crystal Craig | Dreamstime.com
January 27, 2019 - 8:28 am
Your Monday morning commute could be the worst of the winter. Winter Storm Warnings have been issued for all of central and southern Minnesota through western Wisconsin, with the exception of a small portion of southwestern Minnesota south of the Minnesota River. In these areas, a Winter Weather...
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© Hannah Grover/The Daily Times
January 26, 2019 - 4:59 pm
BY AMY FORLITI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Park rangers were once again greeting visitors at some national parks across the United States and flight operations at major airports were returning to normal on Saturday, one day after a partial government shutdown came to an end. While there...
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Jayme Closs is back home
Healing for Jayme Closs
Edgar Linares
January 25, 2019 - 8:04 pm
No charges will be filed in Douglas County Wisconsin in the Jayme Closs case. A Statement from Douglas County District Attorney, Mark Fruehauf released Friday said: “A prosecutor's decision whether to file criminal charges involves the consideration of multiple factors, including the existence of...
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© Silverblack | Dreamstime.com
January 25, 2019 - 10:32 am
The good news is we're improving. The bad news is, we're still ranked as the 6th worst state for drivers. A new study by Quote Wizard ranks drivers in each state using metrics like accidents, speeding tickets, DUI's, citations and fatalities. Maine came out on top (or bottom) as the worst state for...
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By Edgar Linares
Edgar Linares
January 24, 2019 - 7:32 pm
TSA workers at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport who missed two paychecks because of the federal government shutdown got a little help earlier this week. And now that they're back to work, that help will continue for a while longer. Cathy Maes Executive Director with Loaves and Fishes...
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Ice castle at the winter carnival
Jacob Boomsma | Dreamstime.com
Sloane Martin
January 24, 2019 - 6:46 am
Minnesotans take pride in braving the cold for fun, outdoor winter events, but even here, there is such a thing as too cold. The St. Paul Winter Carnival is cancelling the Moon Glow Parade due to wind chills of 25-below zero in the forecast for the kickoff event Thursday evening. Activities at...
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By Edgar Linares
Edgar Linares
January 23, 2019 - 8:24 pm
With bone-chilling cold on the way, it’s time to think about how your wheels will handle it. “As we approach this cold snap in the next few days have your car inspected, you know, have the battery tested, have the tires checked, if the oil service hasn’t been done have that performed also,” said...
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