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Minor auroras possible tonight March 27-28, 2013
The NOAA space weather forecast puts the chances of a minor storm of northern lights for middle latitudes at 20% tonight.As of 7:30 p.m. Central Time the Kp index, a useful indicator of potential au...
3/27/13 at 7:47 PM Solar storm may spark auroras Friday 6/22/11 at 2:15 PM
Dad and son send video camera to the stratosphere 10/19/10 at 1:32 PM
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
Black Friday: Greed for the 99%'ers
Greed isn't reserved for the rich, and it isn't an all-or-nothing, good-or-evil proposition. Greed is a sneaky foe that creeps up on us normal folks, too... All alone on Thanksgiving night,I decided ...
11/27/12 at 8:49 AM
The Weather Spotters Guide to the Galaxy
Weather and women are similar to me, both beautiful-both a total mystery. I didnt find the secret to either one this week but was given some tools to at least begin a rudimentary understanding of the ...
4/28/12 at 7:00 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 different perspective
(CLICK IMAGE FOR LARGER VIEW) Photo by Shaun Johnson of East Grand Forks, Minn. Photos taken near Mentor, Minn. ...
10/15/11 at 7:58 AM Maplewood fall 10/15/11 at 7:13 AM
It's the small things... 10/14/11 at 6:33 PM
Wildlife and Warm Weather
We were out for one of our Sunday drives on a Tuesday..or maybe it was Wednesdayit was one of those really hot evenings. Every day this week has been hot and humid. I did not sweat to death at workI t...
7/23/11 at 6:04 AM Snow In May 5/8/10 at 5:46 AM
Marching in like a sheep 3/1/10 at 6:25 AM
Fishing The Northland!
I lived in France for a stint and used to raise eyebrows when I would offer to host my French colleagues if they ever made their way to Minnesota. They couldn’t comprehend the concept of “...
6/18/10 at 3:38 AM Time Limits on Hunting Protect Wildlife Where Quotas Fail 5/24/10 at 5:20 AM
How March Weather Effects Pheasant and Wildlife 3/29/10 at 6:06 AM