A lot of strength and emotion goes into a triple-overtime playoff hockey game between rival teams. In a packed house at the Miners Memorial Building, two players and a referee set aside their differences and bowed their heads. The result is inspiring.
A forum was hosted by Rep. Pete Stauber in response to the website crash for BWCA permits. The new online system launched on Jan. 30 but crashed instantly.The forum was an opportunity for citizens to get answers on why the system shut down.
Chisholm Elementary School has been declared safe after an evacuation due to a possible gas leak on Friday afternoon. Students were returned to the elementary school after it was declared safe by police, fire, and the gas company.
Experts say wild birds are well equipped to handle Minnesota's extreme cold weather, a particular concern when temperatures dipped to double digits below zero. A wildlife official said the birds that stay in the region are tough enough to survive the extreme cold weather, as long they're able to find food.
Experts say subzero weather can be good for the state's many lakes by curbing the growth of harmful algae and reducing water loss. . Lakes that freeze often see fewer harmful algal blooms in the summer and some fish species benefit from lower temperatures.