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Energy leaders hope polar vortex stays north

December 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota is one polar vortex away from a winter energy crisis.

With a warm-up predicted for coming days, bitter cold may be a memory, but experts say propane and wood for heating and coal for generating electricity could be in short …continue reading on dglobe.com

First freeze causes little damage to Northern Plains crops

September 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO — The U.S. northern Plains and far western Midwest crop regions saw their first freeze of the season but the cold temperatures were only in pockets of the belt, limiting damage to immature corn and soybeans, agricultural meteorologists said…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Teen health organization protests NDSU decision to freeze federal sex ed grant

February 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

DEERFIELD, Ill. A national organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of teens “vigorously protests” the decision of North Dakota State University administrators to freeze a $1.2 million federal grant to offer a new voluntary sex education program. Continue Reading

College-town lawmakers push for tuition freeze

January 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Some lawmakers do not want to see a tuition increase at public universities over the next two years, but some opponents say legislating the issue would erode the North Dakota University System’s authority over determining the tuition rates. Continue Reading

Cold air threatens grain yields

September 15, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

Temperatures were expected to dip into freezing conditions last night. If and when they do, those conditions will likely dip into the wallets of residents here too.
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Freeze warning issued, temperature to drop to 28 Wednesday night

September 13, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for much of central and south central Minnesota for Wednesday evening into Thursday morning. Continue Reading

Sugar beet crop escapes real damage from a.m. freeze

May 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Despite temperatures that went down as low as 27 degrees in some parts of the northern Red River Valley before dawn today, no real damage was done to the high-value and late-planted sugar beet crop. Continue Reading

GF Airport nearly freezing at 3 a.m.

May 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A few minutes before 3 a.m. today, it was only a degree from freezing at the Grand Forks International Airport, three miles west of the city, according to the National Weather Service.
Wednesday afternoon the weather service issued a freeze warning for most of northeast North Dakota and northern Minnesota, effective from 3 a.m. to 8 a.m. today.
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Dip raises $40,000

January 16, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

More than 60 jumpers raise funds for Honor Flight SWMN
WORTHINGTON Six days ago, Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight executive committee president Terrie Gulden said the group was $50,000 away from financing the third flight of World War II veterans to Washington, D.C.
And then came Saturday. Continue Reading

Testing the waters

January 14, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Joe Froemming, Worthington, checks the water temperature by sticking his toes in at the site of the Deep Freeze Dip fundraiser for the upcoming Honor Flight. Continue Reading