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Time for golf
I thought the day would never come. But Thursday, it will finally be time to tee it up for another season. Thanks to Mother Nature, it took long enough. But I hope it's worth the wait. Thursday wil...
5/14/13 at 5:26 PM Can we have class outside? 4/26/12 at 2:16 PM
We're having a heat wave 3/16/12 at 2:03 PM
THANK YOU, Mr. Electric Man!
Still no electricity. Furnace is acting up because it doesn't like the generator. The cost of a storm like this is in more than just dollars. It's in sanity. Heres some statistics I heard this mornin...
4/16/13 at 1:06 PM Groundhog? Or Woodchuck? 2/1/12 at 8:17 AM
The Deep Chill
Sports reporter Jordan Willi and I swapped emails the other day. I sent him the hilarious NFL: Bad Lip Reading YouTube video clipfeaturing Minnesota Vikings own Adrian Peterson, and he sent me a YouTu...
1/21/13 at 9:50 PM Twenty years beyond the twisters 6/16/12 at 12:00 AM
Ten ways to beat the heat 7/15/11 at 5:53 PM
Historical Snowstorms and Blizzards
I've written about the Children's Blizzard today, but decided to put it into Reprint because of the focus on history. I'm very glad that the blizzard we had over the weekend did not kill 250-500 peop...
1/13/13 at 7:20 PM Glorious Weather 3/12/12 at 3:29 PM
The Wind Has a Message 1/24/12 at 6:22 PM
1888: The Children's Blizzard
This month marks the anniversary of one of the most horrific events in Midwest history, though after 125 years quite a few people don't remember it at all: the Children's Blizzard of 1888, which recei...
1/13/13 at 7:17 PM 1940: Cloudy Weather 5/7/11 at 11:00 AM
1961: Swing It Again, Earlier Version 5/1/11 at 11:00 AM
Deck the halls
With the temperature dropping into the teens and snow finally on the ground, the weather has finally taken a turn for the better, in my opinion that is. As most of you probably know, I love winter in ...
12/10/12 at 12:07 AM
Normally at about this time of year, there would be snow ranging from six inches to a foot in the northern parts of the US and all of Canada, while Europe would thaw early because of its mild winters...
2/8/12 at 7:26 AM
Feds declare Minnesota ag disaster
The U.S. Agriculture Department has made most western Minnesota counties eligible for assistance due to several natural disasters that affected farmers this year. The extreme weather in western Minne...
10/30/11 at 9:42 AM State prepares to fight floods in 40-50 counties 3/24/11 at 5:02 PM
More snow could equal serious flooding across state 1/27/11 at 7:08 PM
A weekend without anything on our agenda. ]Its a rare thing in the summer, and yet it makes me kind of restless. Hubby Bryan and I get into a pattern of heading somewhere in the Jeep near or far as...
7/8/11 at 2:00 AM Snow day, please? 1/10/11 at 12:31 PM
Weather wackiness 9/21/10 at 8:49 AM
What a storm ...
... and clearly, what we had here in Worthington paled in comparison to what took place to our south. On Friday night about 9:15 p.m. or so, the thunder started to rumble pretty ominously outside, and...
6/27/10 at 8:43 AM