Melissa Turtinen

Melissa Turtinen

Melissa Turtinen is the digital content manager at FOX 9. 

Melissa is a native of Minnesota, who has been a reporter and editor in the Twin Cities since 2013. Prior to that, she was a reporter and web producer in Boston. 

She enjoys being outside, exploring new places and spending time with family, friends and her two corgis, Puff and Ella. 

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Minnesota's plant hardiness zones have changed

The U.S. Department of Agriculture this week unveiled an updated plant hardiness zone map — the first update since 2012 — which has changed the hardiness zones for much of Minnesota.