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Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change

NEW YORK — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said Monday that he plans to spend $10 billion of his own fortune to help fight climate change. ... Read more

8 months ago by Associated Press.

Dangerous wind chills keep many students at home

MINNEAPOLIS — Fear of frostbite is keeping many students home today around Minnesota and has the National Weather Service warning people to limit time outdoors. ... Read more

9 months ago by Associated Press.

Schools close, open late on Thursday, Feb. 13 due to inclement weather

Schools closed Thursday, February 13 Albert Lea Area Schools Alden-Conger Schools Austin Public Schools Congregational Preschool Glenville-Emmons Hollandale Christian Kingsland Lyle Public Schools Pacelli Catholic ... Read more

9 months ago by Daily Herald.

Area gets about 10 inches of snow; Cold temperatures expected later this week

Mower County residents found themselves digging out this weekend as heavy snow blanketed the area late Saturday and early Sunday. Initially predicting 4 to 7 ... Read more

9 months ago by Daily Herald.

Area placed in winter storm watch

A winter storm watch has been placed on areas of southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa ahead of a winter storm that is expected to impact ... Read more

9 months ago by Daily Herald.

Pennsylvania groundhog declares early spring ‘a certainty’

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa.  — Pennsylvania’s most famous groundhog on Sunday declared: “Spring will be early, it’s a certainty.” At sunrise on Groundhog Day, members of Punxsutawney ... Read more

9 months ago by Associated Press.

City: ‘Keep trash cans off of road during snow plowing’

With heavy snow blanketing the area, the City of Austin is reminding residents to place garbage cans and recycling bins in their driveways, not on ... Read more

9 months ago by Mike Stoll.

Winter weather advisory until 9 p.m; schools cancel

A quick, but disrupting system moving through our area has us in a winter weather advisory and closed a majority of the schools. According to ... Read more

9 months ago by Daily Herald.

Storm brings over 4 inches of snow to the area; Causes havoc with travel

A weekend winter storm brought about 4 ½ inches of snow to the Mower County area, according to National Weather Service-La Crosse Meteorologist Nicole Batzek. ... Read more

9 months ago by Mike Stoll.

3 things schools think about before canceling classes

In addition to managing districts with thousands of employees and sometimes tens of thousands of students, superintendents need to pay very close attention to the ... Read more

10 months ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

Austin and Pacelli close schools due to winter storm Friday

Due to the potential for inclement weather and poor road conditions, the following schools have canceled class for Friday, Jan. 17: Austin Public Schools has ... Read more

10 months ago by Daily Herald.

Storm continues march into area: Area placed in winter storm warning; Parking ordinance in affect

Friday’s winter storm, which is expected to affect a large portion of Minnesota and Iowa, is still on track despite a very slight dip in ... Read more

10 months ago by Eric Johnson.

Area gearing up for 1-2 punch

First comes the cold and then comes the snow. As the area braces for significant snowfall on Friday, we will first have to get through ... Read more

10 months ago by Daily Herald.

Remember the mailbox in your snow removal routine; Post Office needs clear access to deliver

It takes more than a few flakes to deter letter carriers from making their appointed rounds throughout the Midwest and Upper Midwest. “The Postal Service ... Read more

10 months ago by Daily Herald.

Minnesota digging out under clearing skies

Some parts of Minnesota are digging out from more than a foot of snow Tuesday morning as skies clear ahead of the new year. Read more

10 months ago by Minnesota Public Radio.

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