Researchers from the University of Minnesota are studying a cold-hardy bug that serves as a filling meal for trout during the winter season. The insect has little tolerance for warmth, and scientists tell the Star Tribune that even a small fluctuation in temperature could cause changes in the ecosystem.
Fire departments decry drivers running over hoses, endangering crews
It happened in two separate Northland cities this week.
All Energy Solar reaches growth milestones with higher goals yet for 2022
Minnesota solar company continues to thrive through building a strong workforce
Authorities ID family found frozen to death at MN-Canada border
They're still trying to unravel how they got there and who might have helped them.
Mayo Clinic specialist: 'The omicron surge is not over'
Experts expect a rapid decline over the next month followed a period of calm.
Charges: Man in stolen Jeep leads police on 110 mph chase
He crashed into a light post near the Capitol and then fled on foot, the complaint says.
Puppy in back of stolen Audi found, reunited with owner
The 4 1/2-month-old bullmastiff had been missing more than a week.
WI's best 'hole-in-the-wall' diner is Guy Fieri-approved
Come for the "garbage pile," stay for ... even more breakfast food.
Minnesota's pre-pro women's soccer team unveils name, logo
The new name and look was unveiled after community owners voted on a winner.
21 people charged in connection to drug trafficking in northern MN
Police say the organization sold more than 10 pounds of heroin and fentanyl in northern Minnesota.
MN's 'best hole-in-the-wall diner' is, sadly, currently closed
MSN recently published its pick for best diner in each state.
MN apartment complex loses heat, nearly 150 residents evacuated
A boiler problem caused the heating issue.
Winter warming trend jeopardizes fragile Minnesota gamefish
State officials and wildlife advocates fear rising temperatures will harm populations of cold water fish like trout, steelhead and salmon. The change in climate might upset the delicate balance that makes Minnesota waters habitable for them.
Feds: Climate change only 'minor factor' in March heatwave
A meteorologist with the NOAA says the warmth was a "freak event" caused by warm air blowing north from the Gulf of Mexico. But some outside scientists say climate change is indeed behind weather extremes like the March heatwave and that we should expect more.
Where's the snow? Scientist says 'Arctic Oscillation' might be culprit
Earlier this year we heard doomsday reports of dreadful temperatures and deep snow. How could forecasts be so far off? One reason could be a phenomenon know as "Arctic Oscillation," which can't be predicted more than two weeks out. One scientist says high-pressure far up north has trapped the cold there and that we can expect the mild temperatures to continue ... for at least two more weeks.
Cargill says scientist was Chinese spy
Kexue "John" Huang has pleaded guilty to stealing confidential information from Cargill and his previous employer, Dow AgroSciences, and sending that information to China. Cargill hired Huang as a biotech specialist in one of its Twin Cities research labs.
Scientist says Hope's death is blow for bear research
Lynn Rogers says he was looking forward to documenting the evolution of Hope’s family as the 2-year-old bear matured. He says scientists had never gotten so close to a mixed-age bear family.
Allergic to cold? Experts say it's a real condition
Researchers aren't quite sure how a person can be allergic to cold, but they do know it's a real condition with potentially serious consequences. A specialist at Mayo Clinic tells WMAZ in Georgia that she even knows of a toddler who suffered brain damage and nearly died after jumping into a cold wading pool.
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