Snowstorm brings white

in Here is your first Forum Sat Jun 21, 2014 10:02 am
by lluggg573 • 5 Posts

Astronaut Karen Nyberg's view from space

Minnesota astronaut Karen Nyberg returned to Earth after 166 days on the International Space Station. Following her launch into space on May 28, the Vining native said she adapted very quickly. The adjustment upon her return was a different matter.

The astronauts spent much of their time at the space station conducting experiments, including one in which they studied how magnetic fields can change the properties of fluids. Nyberg said it could lead to some breakthroughs on the ground. Read more of her story here.

An explosion ripped through a three story building in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis New Year Day morning, igniting a three alarm fire and sending more than a dozen people to area hospitals.

Photos: Vikings pull the final curtain at the Metrodome

After 32 seasons under the teflon sky, the Vikings bid adieu to the Metrodome by beating the Detroit Lions 14 13 on Sunday. The team will play the next two seasons at TCF Bank Stadium at the University of Minnesota before taking residence in their new stadium in 2016.

Photos: Twitter and Facebook favorite AP pictures of the year

From religious festivals in the mountains of Nepal to neglected children in Pakistan and one very heroic little dog, this collection of images highlights some of the top trending photos, most popular, and most liked content on Facebook and Twitter in 2013 from around the world by Associated Press photographers.

Pattie Place in Mapleton is a (not so) well kept secret

Driving by Pattie Krengel house on the outskirts of Mapleton, Minn., you would have no idea that she has created something of a fairy tale inside.

Our favorite photos of 2013

May snow storms, tall ships, annual rituals and small towns fighting for survival all were part of the stories told with photographs from around the state this year. Here are a few of our favorites.

Photos: Celebrating Santa Lucia at the Swedish Institute

Santa Lucia Day is a Scandinavian festival that takes place on one of the darkest days of winter. It was originally created to honor St. Lucia, one of the earliest Christian martyrs.

Photos: Vikings thump Eagles

The Vikings beat Philadelphia on Sunday 48 30 to snap a five game winning streak by the Eagles.

Photos: Ukrainian opposition presses with massive rally

About 200,000 anti government protesters converged on the central square of Ukraine capital Sunday in a dramatic show of morale after nearly four weeks of daily protests, but the rally was shadowed by suggestions that their goal of closer ties with Europe may be imperiled.

Photos: Santas party in New York City at bar crawl

The annual SantaCon bar crawl occurs worldwide in more than 300 cities in 44 countries.

Photos: Snowstorm brings white Christmas to Bethlehem, and beyond

Here in Minnesota we used to freezing temperatures and snowy roads in December. Women's Bradley Roby Jersey Snow plows stand ready. Winter coats are hanging by the door. But in the Middle East, full blown winter is something rare.

The snow shouldn last long thought temps in the region are forecasted to reach the 50s by next week.

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