Image you're a migrating loon headed north for the summer. All of the sudden, you find yourself thinking what the hell? as you fly into a nasty, unseasonal ice storm. And next thing you know, you wake up in some random human's bathtub.SEE ALSO: Minnesota Zoo selling unintentionally (?) morbid s ... More >>
It's March. When will winter start?Apparently, this year, it won't. We somehow managed to skate through Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, and Valentine's Day with daytime temps rarely dipping below 30 degrees and, for those of us in Minneapolis at least, no snow emergencies. Temps are projecte ... More >>
A dozen autumns ago I moved to Minneapolis from South Dakota, and it was then that I learned how all'a ya can't shut up about one thing: The Halloween Blizzard of '91.
Well. We figured Doomtree would have something up their sleeves to celebrate the release of their forthcoming full-crew full-length, No Kings, which drops on November 22. But this is practically obscene.
It's practically summer outside today and the temperature is threatening to break the 132-year-old record high of 87 degrees. So what better time to let everyone know that this winter is going to completely suck? This morning, the website AccuWeather released its winter forecast predictions, w ... More >>
Ashley Renee Couch will be sentenced in May.Ashley Renee Couch has pleaded guilty to child endangerment, a little more than a month after a bizarre episode in which she threw her baby into a snowbank during a heated argument with the baby's father. That man, 19-year-old Deontae Thurmond, was ... More >>
Bad, but not as bad as Fargo.When it comes to endless, subzero dark winters, and blisteringly hot, humid summers, Fargo beats us cold, according to online voters in the Weather Channel's "Toughest Weather City" tournament. You know what? Losing a trumped-up competition based on NCAA March Madne ... More >>
Ashley Couch is charged with neglect and endangerment.Keith St. Pierre had just stepped off the bus into the frigid negative-three degree windchill when he noticed a young couple fighting. The woman, Ashley Couch, was holding an infant in her arms. New details from a police complaint release ... More >>
MuladDangerously cold.It's cold: 14 degrees below zero at 7 a.m. in Minneapolis, according to the National Weather Service. That was frigid enough for Minneapolis Public Schools to notify parents that all absences are automatically excused for the day. It's even colder in the suburbs: Minus ... More >>
Photo: FacebookLike a plague of locusts.The Vikings and the University of Minnesota put out the call a little while ago for paid volunteers to start shoveling snow out of TCF Bank Stadium ahead of Monday night's Vikings-Bears match. And as you can see from the photo below, a plague of snow sh ... More >>
Luke BucklinFour days after his aircraft disappeared over the Wyoming mountains, there's a bit of good news in the search for Luke Bucklin and three of his children. The Fremont County Sheriff's Office said today that a specially equipped aircraft flew over the search area numerous times on ... More >>
Look at those hardy tundra dwellers at home in their element.
Cold weather means it's time for comfort food.
We found this old photo of the Winter Carnival Ice Palace in 1986.
Tuesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.
We hope this is the last major snow storm in Minnesota before the temperature rises and we can start thinking summer thoughts. These winter photos are just bringing us down.
Sorry world if we unintentionally blind you with our reflective skin tones.
While bearded ladies are just sexy in general, (who doesn't love a furry woman, right?) this photo just made us quite jealous.
First rule during epic snow battles: Don't get stuck in a snow bank.
Are we now scraping the bottom of the barrel?
Scott Romfo suffered the lowest recorded body temperature and lived to tell about it
Leaving winter behind for hot rods, low-rent celebrities, and the drawbacks of concrete siding
So winter makes you think of mulled cider, snow angels, and Jack Frost nipping at your nose? Well, then, shut up and go away.