Minnesota officials have been under pressure to explain why the model the state is relying on for the spread of COVID-19 differs so dramatically from one developed by the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington.
The nation's top infectious disease official, Dr. Anthony Fauci, cut his projection of the U.S. coronavirus death total by half, crediting social distancing. Fauci's new prediction -- that 60,000 Americans would die -- was dramatically different than the numbers Minnesota's health commissioner and governor are using.
The Minnesota Department of Health commissioner is pushing back on "misinformation" regarding how COVID-19 deaths are being recorded after two Minnesota state senators alleged the death counts are being inflated.
Our snow season this winter started off with a bang in late November, with several inches of the white flakes falling before we even hit December. After that, off and on snows greeted Minnesotans all the way through the middle of February.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has closed several parts of Fort Snelling State Park due to flooding from the spring thaw.
As Minnesota state officials adapt to respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic in real-time, scientific models projecting the impact on the state are changing as well.
NASA said the “Super Pink Moon” will be full at 10:35 p.m. EDT on April 7.
A family in Oak Grove, Minnesota has finally caught their "beehive bandit" - a hungry black bear.
There is no COVID-19 crystal ball, so health officials and the public alike are eager to learn about mathematical projections of how the virus will spread.
The 2020 Minnesota governor's fishing opener has been postponed to next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two bald eagles were rescued after they became entangled in the air and fell to the ground in Greenfield, Minnesota.
A new model of the coronavirus spread in the U.S. predicts the peak in Minnesota won’t be as severe as officials feared, but it will hit earlier than they had hoped.
Well, it finally happened. We finally had a March that wasn’t just an extension of winter. The last couple of years, March was characterized by cold and snow. This year, while we did have above average moisture, thanks to our late month rains, it was a bearable four weeks that started our spring transition much earlier than the last couple of years.
The Dodge County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a possible cougar sighting early Monday morning.
All three eaglets on the Minnesota DNR's EagleCam have finally hatched, officials announced.
With COVID-19 shutting down many components of daily life from restaurants to schools to the way we travel, it was only a matter of time before it effects everything in your life--and that includes your forecast.
After news spread that the Italian innovation firm Isinnova successfully saved lives by 3D printing ventilator valves for its local hospital, CEO Cristian Fracassi and engineer Alessandro Romaioli fielded all sorts of calls from around the world.
At this point in the pandemic, there is a relentless momentum to the numbers.
A Minnesota wildcat sanctuary is speaking out against controversial practices shown in "Tiger King," the popular Netflix docuseries that has captivated viewers holed up in their homes amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Well, it’s that time of year again. The sure sign that we’ve turned the corner from winter’s wrath and are headed for the much warmer conditions of the spring and summer. It’s ice out season. Over the last decade or so, it’s really become the unofficial marker to spring, much like Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer. Our infatuation with it is a bit puzzling, but somehow it’s a big deal every year.