The National Weather Service in Chanhassen is about to get a significant upgrade in September. The Star Tribune reports the dual-polarization radar won't replace Doppler radar, but it should lead to better forecasts and help identify tornadoes in progress. That's something current radar can't do. Meteorologist Paul Douglas described the new technology as "Doppler on steroids."
Gopher football lands another four-star recruit for 2021
With the addition of defensive tackle Jacob Schuster, the Gophers have seven four-star recruits for next season.