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Southern Minnesota Celebrates Early Spring
It's February 18, and the temperatures are close to record breaking. I don't have the data on any broken records for warmth, but, it is warm out there. We are enjoying highs in the 50s, which seems like spring.
I saw several motorcycles out yesterday, which is a nice sight after the bitter …
A 60-Degree February in Southern Minnesota
The forecast is heating up and it feels like spring could be here any minute! Knowing how fickle Minnesota weather can be, I reached out to Weather Eye meteorologist Laura Lockwood to get her take on this warm weather we've been experiencing and if it will continue. Laura is always helpful in b…
Sad To See The Snow Go?
February has turned out to be quite a warm month, with temperatures approaching the 60s by this Friday. Our average high at this time of the year is 29 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low is 8 degrees above zero, and we normally get about 8 inches of snow...
How Safe is the Ice?
Last Friday, the Rice County Sheriff's Department asked local ice fishing enthusiasts to stop driving their vehicles on Rice County lakes, due to the unseasonably warm weather we've been experiencing this month. As of January 20, three vehicles have gone through the ice; luckily no one was…
Is Jerry Working?
It seems there is some confusion about who was really shoveling snow in front of the studio a couple years ago. Bernie on our sales staff was convinced it was me working and took the video to prove it. I will admit I do not really work around the studio...
Minnesota Town’s Water Tower Froze
We've all heard the saying that if you don't like the weather in Minnesota, wait five minutes, it's likely to change. And there is some truth in that. But as Minnesotans, we also pride ourselves on being able to handle the extremes with no great trouble. Ten inches of snow? Grab a shovel and wait fo…
Downtown Faribault Snow Emergency on Friday, January 27
The City of Faribault has declared a snow emergency effective at 1AM Friday, January 27, until 8AM on all downtown streets. This area includes Division Street to Seventh Street, and First Avenue Northwest to First Avenue Northeast. Any vehicle left unattended until the street is cleared may be …
Beat the Snow Day Blues With These Fun Ideas
Snow days. They are a kid's dream and a parent's nightmare. How can you fill all the hours of the day without stuffing your children head first into the nearest snow bank?
A quick Google search of "snow day activities" pulled up about 18...
Calories Burned Enjoying Minnesota Winters
Was working on your fitness one of your personal goals for the New Year? Have you failed to obtain that gym membership? Don't worry, you may be farther along with your goal than you thought just by living in Minnesota!

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