Tuesday May 14
Heat-wise, it's one for the record books
Both the Twin Cities and the state topped historical high temperatures today. Minneapolis beat the record of 95 degrees set in 1932 by topping out at 98, according to Shawn DeVinny, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service Office in Chanhassen.
Mon May 13, 2013
Gay Marriage Passes MN Senate
Gay marriage will soon be legal in Minnesota. In a 37-30 vote, the full senate passed the same sex bill.
Sat May 11, 2013
I don't teach math, I teach kids'
Despite my being early for our 8:10 a.m. interview, Deb Pribyl, the interviewee, had obviously arrived quite a while earlier.
Thu May 09, 2013
Cyberbullying and stalking through the internet....
I am 36 years old and I am a victim of cyberbullying and cyberstalking and stalking in real life, as well as a disabled adult, and a victim of domestic violence....I have been receiving death threats by former classmates and friends I once knew, including my abusive ex husband....I've been repeatedly getting reported by these people on facebook and ... (more)
Fri May 03, 2013
Digital Game Developer
Celebrate School Nutrition Employee Week and Teacher Appreciation...
These two observances are ones that should be celebrated all year long, but to help make this week of recognition even better, Learning ZoneXpress has developed downloadable certificates that can be printed and awarded to deserving individuals.
Lakeville Misses Brunt of Snowfall
Call it a near miss. Lakeville missed the brunt of the late spring snowstorm that dropped more than a foot of snow south of the Twin Cities metro area Wednesday night and Thursday morning.
Thu May 02, 2013
Freak weather and historic snow: Spring snowstorm spreads
Freak weather and historic snow: Spring snowstorm spreads with more than 15 inches in parts of Minnesota and even a chance of snow in the south by tomorrow The calendar may say May, but it still looks like winter in parts of the Midwest and Rockies where residents are digging out from more than a foot of snow.
More than foot of snow hits southeast Minnesota, grazes Twin Cities area
Communities in the south and east metro were among many in Minnesota dealing with another dose of deep snow Thursday morning.
Building Partially Collapses In May Snow Storm
Crews responded to the scene at about 10:30 a.m. Police and Fire crews from West Concord have responded along with assistance from Dodge County Sheriff's deputies.
Snow continues east/south, dry most of metro
A night and day difference between areas to our south and east and for most of the metro.
Snowstorm dumps 13 inches in southeastern MN
The calendar has flipped to May, but winter made a return appearance in southeastern Minnesota where residents are digging out of more than a foot of new snow.
Wed May 01, 2013
Truth Hardware of Owatonna sells for $200M
Truth Hardware of Owatonna, Minn., which makes metal parts for home windows, doors and skylights, has been sold for $200 million cash by its British parent firm, Melrose Industries plc, to another British firm, Tyman plc.
Minnesota Public Radio
Unprecedented: Rare May snowfall could break records; Rain to snow today
I've used that tag line recently in broadcasts and for some of my talks about climate change to groups in Minnesota.
Melrose to sell U.S. hardware unit to Tyman for $200 mln
Engineering turnaround specialist Melrose Industries Plc said it would sell its North American hardware company for $200 million in cash to Tyman Plc.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Owatonna airport crash landing draws FAA investigation
Federal investigators will try to determine what caused a small plane to make a crash landing at the Owatonna airport.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
KEYC Television, Mankato, MN
Faribault Stabbing Manhunt Prompts Look at Notification System
RURAL STEELE CO. Minn. - Even though Shane Wilson, the Faribault man accused of stabbing his girlfriend last Saturday, was captured within 24 hours of the incident, some residents in the rural area where he was caught were still upset that they weren't notified he was in the area.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
The Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board supports diamond interchange with Pequot Lakes bypass
Crow Wing County Highway Engineer Tim Bray said he was cautiously optimistic and gaining in confidence the project would move forward as planned.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Justin Bieber saying 'Auf wiedersehen' to confiscated monkey?
Justin Bieber just can't seem to hold on to his pets. There was the snake, and the hamster, and now there's Mally, his confiscated capuchin monkey, which he may be abandoning in Germany in hopes that the critter will find an appropriate, loving home - like a zoo or a rescue center for primates.