Minnesota Caterpillar’s Coloring Predicts the Upcoming Winter

The Banded Woolly Bear Caterpillar, also known as the woolly worm or the Isabella tiger moth, is one of the most common furry caterpillars, and the easiest to find due to their orange and black coloring. According to folklore, that coloring can help predict winter weather forecasts. wrote:. Folklore...
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Minnesota Poll: Slightly more voters believe Donald Trump incited Capitol riot on Jan. 6

MINNESOTA, USA — Editor's note: The video above originally aired on June 11, 2021. On Jan. 6, 2021, little more than two months after Election Day, supporters of President Donald Trump marched from their rally on the National Mall in Washington, the U.S. Capitol. Soon afterwards, a massive pro-Trump crowd violently stormed the building while lawmakers were inside certifying Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 presidential election.
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List of Top 50 Places to Live in the U.S. Include 3 Minnesota Towns

Minnesota, give yourself a pat on the back because you have 3 towns that were just listed in the top 50 places to live in the entire United States of America by Money Magazine! And taking the top spot on the list is our very own, Chanhassen, Minnesota. Iowa and Illinois, don't feel bad. You have a few towns that showed up on the list too! See the entire top 50 desirable spots that were picked as the best below!

Poll: Minnesotans split by party and region on events of Jan. 6

Minnesotans are sharply split over the events in Washington on Jan. 6. A new poll finds 46 percent of voters thought Jan. 6 was an insurrection, while 42 percent believe it was a legitimate rally that was derailed by the acts of a few violent extremists, and 12 percent aren’t sure.

Man Charged With 2nd-Degree Murder Of Four Victims Found In Wisconsin

A man from Arizona is now charged with the killings of four Minnesotans found in an abandoned S-U-V in western Wisconsin. 38-year-old Antoine Suggs is facing four counts of second-degree murder in Ramsey County. Suggs is accused in the shooting deaths of 26-year-old Matthew Pettus, 30-year-old Jasmine Sturm, and 35-year-old...

Everything for Vikings in Next 15 Games Hinges on Defense

The Minnesota Vikings currently rank 11th in the NFL per points scored. Guess what? That’s where they landed last year at year-end. For yards gained, Minnesota ranked third in the league during the pandemic season. The team sits at sixth-most yards gained right now. The Minnesota Vikings currently rank 26th...
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Vaccinated make up minority of severe COVID-19 hospitalizations in Minnesota

Updates from two large Minnesota hospital systems show that fully vaccinated people make up a minority of COVID-19 hospitalizations and an even lower share of severe illness requiring intensive care and ventilators. Minneapolis-based Allina Health reported that 176 patients were hospitalized with COVID-19 on Monday and that 40 (or 22%)...

Happy Autumn: Summer was warmest on record for Twin Cities

Happy Autumn 2021 Minnesota. The vernal equinox at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday marks the start of astronomical autumn. Here are a few interesting tidbits about our autumnal equinox in Minnesota. The sun is at about 45 degrees above the southern horizon now at solar noon. Minnesota is now getting the same...

New Found Glory Prove Pop Punk is Alive and Well in the Twin Cities

The last time I had ventured into The Fillmore, the newest Twin Cities live music venue that opened in early 2020, was March of 2020, right before everything shut down. Over 18 months away brought a few notable changes: mobile ticket entry, COVID safety protocols, and a stacked fall concert lineup, including the Pop Punk’s Still Not Dead Tour. Even with a lineup change from Simple Plan to Less Than Jake, the lure of finally seeing this tour after too long of a wait brought a good sized crowd out to The Fillmore.

Lynx center Sylvia Fowles wins top WNBA defender award

Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles was named the Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year. Fowles finished the season with a league-high 8.3 defensive rebounds per game along with 1.4 steals and 1.2 blocks. It’s her third time winning the AP award. The WNBA will announce its league awards over...
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Weed of the Month: Palmer amaranth threatens food supply

Palmer amaranth is a national example of how damaging invasive species can be. Estimates of heavy yield losses in row crops have been staggering in states that have widespread Palmer populations. These yield losses have led to fear and anxiety in agricultural communities that have not experienced infestations. This increased...