THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG Update: Harlem Shake
It is interesting when I talk to people about my newest viral video craze how many people have heard about the Harlem Shake and how many people have not heard about the Harlem Shake. It is even more... Posted on 3/3/13 at 12:07 PM
HOME IMPROVEMENT WITH ANDY LINDUS What to Know Regarding Replacement Window Energy Efficiency
Homeowners, at some point in time, will realize it is time to replace windows in their home. Instead of thinking of it as draining your pocketbook, consider the energy savings that you will receive. I... Posted on 9/20/12 at 2:39 PM
THE NEW FORTY The heat is on!
My daughter Sarah and I went to the Street Fair today for a few hours. I think we lost a combined ten pounds in water weight through sweat. It was (still is) avery hot day. Even as I write this (at 7 ... Posted on 7/20/12 at 7:18 PM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN Don't forget about dogs, other pets in this heat
I spent a rare weekend at home and, for the most part, indoors and the photos I saw on Facebook of anglers baking in the heat on Lake of the Woods, which appeared to be flat as a mirror, didnt make ... Posted on 7/2/12 at 10:06 AM
July in Grand Forks was the warmest on record, according to preliminary monthly reports on the National Weather Service website. The average temperature in July was 74.8 degrees, 6.2 above the normal temperature for the month.
The National Weather Service issued excessive-heat warnings Thursday for all of Illinois and Indiana, as well as parts of Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Missouri, Kentucky, Ohio and Michigan. Forecasts called for daytime temperatures from the mid- to high 90s into the low 100s.
The excessive heat continues in parts of Minnesota. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for southern and parts of central Minnesota until 10 p.m. Thursday. It's been extended until 7 p.m. Friday for southern Minnesota toward Eau Claire, Wis.
Although there have been some cold snaps and storms, the moderate weather has been a boon to millions of Americans, allowing them to save money on snow removal and permitting outdoor activities to continue well beyond autumn. But few have been more grateful than low-income families, who are getting a break from high heating costs.
Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, both D-Minn., said Friday that Minnesota has received more than $29 million in federal heating assistance funds, which brings the state total to $116 million for fiscal year 2012.
If this sounds like the most uninviting house in Minneapolis, or perhaps all of the Upper Midwest, there's something else to know -- something already known in thousands of homes in Germany and elsewhere in Europe.
Insomnia plagues many in summer Summertime is so relaxing, what with its casual schedule, the warm weather that draws folks outdoors late into the evening, the promise of vacation respite and fun. And all of that restful sleep. Except when you can’t get to sleep. Or you crash, but you can’t stay asleep.
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