(Released from MN DNR April 16 2015)
Gov. Mark Dayton has declared April 19-25 as Wildfire Prevention Week in Minnesota to increase awareness of outdoor wildfire hazards.
Twin Cities MN
Twin Cities Minnesota Metro Area. Minneapolis Saint Paul and surrounding area. Minneapolis and Saint Paul are Minnesota's two biggest cities. The metro area has about half of Minnesota's population.
Full Lunar Eclipse from Saturday Morning 5am - 7am CDT. Full Lunar Elipse only happen with a full moon.
Video from last year:
Video Clips & Photos from Saint Paul 2001 - 2014
For those that like to ski, snowshoe, sled, or snowmobile and other activities involving snow you might be in luck snow is starting to go back on the ground.
If you are doing things other than winter sports such as driving, please take extra time and caution.
Fair was Aug 21 -Sep 1 2014
July 24, 2014
Release from MN Department of Commerce http://www.mn.gov/commerce/energy/ :
SAINT PAUL, MN – Minnesota consumers now have a new energy efficiency home improvement loan program that allows more people to access low-interest, unsecured loans and make important energy efficiency upgrades, thanks to a partnership of the Minnesota Department of Commerce and Minnesota Housing Finance Agency.
by Charlie Zelle, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Transportation June 13, 2014. June is Rail Crossing Safety Awareness Month. It serves to remind us that risky behavior near railroad tracks can be a matter of life and death. Already this year, there have been 25 highway-rail grade collisions in Minnesota. In February, drivers in Elk River went around lowered gates at two different crossings and their vehicles were hit by trains. Fortunately, only property was damaged.