Welcome to the 'Icebox of the Nation!' Minn. town hits record low

It lived up to its name: The temperature in International Falls fell to 40 below zero today, just a few days after the northern Minnesota town won a federal trademark making it officially the "Icebox of the ... Full Story

Since: Feb 08

Big Lake, MN

#1 Feb 11, 2008
Wimps.

Well it's forty below...
monkfellow

Atchison, KS

#2 Feb 11, 2008
Blame George Bush...he has Karl Rove running around turning on those big cold chambers installed by the illuminiati in the 19th century..and..and...and..
Well, folks, the global warming goo-goos won't go away-their leaders want to fire or arrest their detractors(Dr.David Suzuki of "The Nature of Things"says he was half-joking about having non-compliant scientists arrested when he screamed it at the top of his lungs at a meeting in Canada last week).
The IS the nature of things. We have had about 15 years of mild winters,and we're getting whacked as we should now.GLOBAL WARMING IS A SOCIALIST FRAUD!
MNMN

Brainerd, MN

#3 Feb 11, 2008
Monkfellow--yes, yes, global warming is just another of those crazy liberal myths. Like evolution, math, chemistry, biology, dinosaurs, the Holocaust, etc...

Ignorant idiot.
gunslinger

Saint Paul, MN

#4 Feb 11, 2008
I'm fed up with I Falls getting all the attention for nation's icebox. Anyone who knows anything about Northern Minnesota knows that Embarrass is usually the cold spot up there. Go Embarrass!
ADH

Durham, NC

#6 Feb 11, 2008
What's funny is the libs will actually BLAME man-made global warming for the record cold temperatures.

They've changed the term to "global climate change", so that EACH and EVERY little variation in weather can be blamed.

Get ready everyone, taxes and regulations and restrictions on your freely chosen lifestyle are on the way.
Wireless Geek

Saint Paul, MN

#7 Feb 11, 2008
It would be nice if the writer would have been more specific about the fact that -40 was a record for that day, not an all time record.

The all-time low for the state is -60 near Tower (February 2, 1996). Makes -40 seem mild in comparison.
ScottDrummer

United States

#8 Feb 11, 2008
Not News: It's February in Minnesota and it's cold. News: Some nut case from Kansas has to throw in his two cents about a "socialist fraud"
Mary JO

Houston, TX

#9 Feb 11, 2008
Hey Monkfellow, do you have to comment on our news because where you are from, they are on to you and probably "ban" you from their websites?
BGz

Saint Paul, MN

#10 Feb 11, 2008
...why International Falls?...
has no one recognized Tower or Embarrass
whose temperatures not only seem to come in lower than IF's but also
get there earlier in the year....THAT is icebox!
Or is it that the "Ice Box of the US" be a city of a certain size?
Wikipedia:
Tower set the Minnesota record for coldest temperature on February 2, 1996, when the temperature dropped to -60°F (-51°C).
and
January 2005, Embarrass had a near-record low temperature of –54°F. The record low temperature is -57°F on February 2, 1996.[3]
new guy

Saint Paul, MN

#11 Feb 11, 2008
Is that minus 40 in Celsius, or Farenheit?

(see if anyone gets this one)
new guy

Saint Paul, MN

#12 Feb 11, 2008
MNMN wrote:
Monkfellow--yes, yes, global warming is just another of those crazy liberal myths. Like evolution, math, chemistry, biology, dinosaurs, the Holocaust, etc...
Ignorant idiot.
If the globe IS warming, what is the temperature SUPPOSED to be?

“whatalongstrange tripitsbeen ”

Since: Feb 08

Minneapolis

#13 Feb 11, 2008
new guy, they are the same thing. Right?
new guy

Saint Paul, MN

#14 Feb 11, 2008
77deadhead wrote:
new guy, they are the same thing. Right?
Yeah. The 2 temp. scales are only the same at -40.
Santa Claus

Saint Paul, MN

#15 Feb 11, 2008
When you get your heat bill, don't believe what it says. The earth is literally burning up. Algore told me so.

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