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Winter 2013-2014 Statistics
The National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) released their analysis of the winter of 2013-2014 last week. NCDC ranked the period from December 1 through February 28 as the 25th coldest on record for Nort...
3/19/14 at 8:59 AM
Heat Island No Match 3/18/14 at 7:49 AM
March Cold Record 3/4/14 at 9:22 AM THE NEW FORTY
Pleasantly tolerable...
Do you know how you know that you have become a true North Dakotan? You know when you start viewing anything above zero with sunshine in February as a lovely day. Seriously...lovely. That is the menta...
2/24/14 at 7:18 PM
Too soon? 1/16/14 at 12:50 PM
Giddy. 12/18/13 at 12:32 AM BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ND
The Ultimate Guide to Surviving North Dakota Cold Weather
Because I hate feeling cold, I've picked up many tips and received lots of advice on how to survive North Dakota cold. Common sense during freezing temps goes a long way, but I wanted to share so...
2/24/14 at 10:06 AM HEALTH BEAT
The 'shiver' diet? Don't we wish
We hardy inhabitants of the Snow Belt have joked for years about the calories we (theoretically) burn from shivering our way through winter. But wait - could there be scientific evidence supporting s...
2/5/14 at 1:13 PM
A cure for the common cold? 8/4/11 at 12:29 PM PEACE GARDEN MAMA
meaningful mondays: bursting with cold
I honestly can't remember a colder winter in all the years I've lived up North. Which has been all of them, the majority in the middle of the country where we're especially vulnerable. Our youngest s...
1/27/14 at 1:07 AM MS. SIMPLICITY
The Long Winter
Too many cold days. Too many snow days. The book that Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote called "The Long Winter" was indeed a cautionary tale. Let's face it, we are all going a little stir crazy! We start ...
Christmas Market Tour 2013: Berlin Potsdamer Platz
Our final stop on the Christmas market tour in Berlin- Mitte is Potsdamer Platz. Located one kilometer west of Brandenburg Gate, this square is one of the most highly developed areas in Mitte, most ...
1/6/14 at 10:50 AM
Germanarctica! 2/8/12 at 7:26 AM DOING IT DOWNTOWN
Cold weather chills; warm soup thrills
Becki DeGeest, MSUM, Multimedia Journalism Its that time of year again. The cold weather is approaching fast, people are digging out the old winter coats, and forecasts of snow are heading our way. Wi...
10/25/13 at 12:02 PM SWEET CONCLUSIONS
Where Great Food and a Great Drink Become a Love Affair (part 2)
  Continuation of Where Great Food and a Great Drink Become a Love Affair. The young lady who showed us around made the whole tour an innovating and uplifting experience. She was actually the ...
7/5/13 at 2:58 PM
Where Great Food and a Great Drink Become a Love Affair 7/1/13 at 9:48 AM
The Great Journey 5/13/13 at 9:29 AM THIS WOMAN WRITES
The Common Cold and Common Sense
Well, guess who's feeling yucky these days. There's me, for one (and yes, you are right; that is written in a grammatically incorrect fashion, which just goes to show how yucky I'm feeling). And Tire...
3/27/13 at 1:55 PM FOR THE LOVE OF HOCKEY
Battles on Ice: Continuing the outdoor hockey trend
TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska, will host the Mutual of Omaha Battles on Ice, an outdoor hockey doubleheader later today. First on the schedule, the Omaha Lancers take on their USHL rival, th...
2/9/13 at 6:00 AM 2 WHEELER
Any ride
I was sick for a couple weeks and missed a lot of opportunities to ride outside. There were days when the weather (for Minnesota in late January) was pretty nice, but I was coughing too much or too ...
2/6/13 at 9:14 PM CHEF JEFF
Greek Potato Salad
Potato salad is not exclusive to the Americas. It comes in many forms and is extremely popular worldwide. And just about everyone has a favorite potato salad recipe. Of course, like most other people...
1/28/13 at 3:56 PM THE FARM BLEAT
The Deep Chill
Sports reporter Jordan Willi and I swapped emails the other day. I sent him the hilarious NFL: Bad Lip Reading YouTube video clipfeaturing Minnesota Vikings own Adrian Peterson, and he sent me a YouTu...
1/21/13 at 9:50 PM
Dearest Mother Nature 12/12/10 at 3:38 PM COMPASS POINTS
No desire to fish in this cold
A co-worker came up to my desk this morning and said, You probably wish you were ice fishing on a day like this. He knows me well enough to know there was a time I wouldnt have hesitated to hit the i...
1/21/13 at 1:04 PM
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