Category Archives: Weather

Cutting the Grass: How Short is Too Short?

How Short Should You Cut Your Grass? It’s rarely a mystery when a lawn is getting too long and needs to be trimmed. However, what height should you cut your grass to keep it green and healthy? This article was … Continue reading

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Car Tips For Minnesota Winters

Car Tips For Minnesota Winters This is a collection of excerpts from an article featured in the Chicago Tribune on January 17th, 2016. It was written by Robert Duffer and can  be read in its entirety here.  While written originally … Continue reading

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Minnesota’s Northern Lights

Every so often, Minnesota’s night sky is painted green by the Aurora Borealis, better known as the”northern lights”. While the lights are usually associated with places much farther north than Minnesota, Auroras can be spotted year-round from areas with dark skies. The lights … Continue reading

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St. Paul’s Winter Carnival

Saint Paul, and Minnesota in general, is known for its harsh winters: but that doesn’t mean that the residents of the Twin Cities are resigned to a glum season of joyless cold! Each year St. Paul residents celebrate the Winter … Continue reading

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Winter Tip for Warming Up Your Car

As the weather starts to drop this weekend, Sarah wants to know: How long should you let your car warm up in the winter? Mechanics say anywhere from 5 to 10 minutes is ideal. Letting your car idle for 15 … Continue reading

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Saving Energy This Winter: 5 Tips

Retain heat this winter with these 5 fast tips Saving energy –and especially, saving money—is a priority for most homeowners during the winter months. Every time the furnace starts humming, we get an audible reminder that a little more of … Continue reading

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Minnesota State Parks and Trails will keep you current with Minnesota’s fall colors!

Minnesota’s wet early summer should produce a colorful fall leaf display, but experts warn that it could come and go faster than usual. Patricia Arndt of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Park and Trails Division, says the fall color … Continue reading

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