• Minneapolis Salvation Army shelter 'crazy busy'
    The Salvation Army's Harbor Light Center in downtown Minneapolis is packed with people seeking refuge from the extreme cold.January 7, 2014
  • Most dangerous temps in decades push across US
    Forecasters said some 187 million people in all could feel the effects of the "polar vortex" by the time it spread across the country on Monday night and Tuesday.January 7, 2014
  • For Embarrass, Minn., record lows bring bragging rights
    People in most of the state may have been hunkered inside on Monday, but residents of Embarrass are used to frigid weather. School was even open last week, when it was 10 degrees colder.January 6, 2014
  • Photos: A day in the depths of winter in frigid Embarrass, Minn.
    Embarrass, in the heart of Minnesota's Iron Range, is used to the notoriety it often receives as one of the coldest spots in the state. That's something that its residents take a certain amount of pride in.January 6, 2014
  • Across Midwest, a 'polar vortex' misery
    The forecast is extreme: 32 below zero in Fargo, N.D.; minus 21 in Madison, Wis.; and 15 below zero in Minneapolis, Indianapolis and Chicago. Wind chills -- what it feels like outside when high winds are factored into the temperature -- could drop into the minus 50s and 60s.January 6, 2014
  • 49ers edge Packers at frigid Lambeau
    The defending NFC champions are two wins away from another trip to the Super Bowl after beating the Green Bay Packers 23-20 in a wild-card game Sunday at frigid Lambeau field.January 6, 2014
  • Deep freeze descends on Minnesota
    Just as forecasters predicted, it's bitterly, dangerously cold outside across Minnesota and the Midwest. We're keeping abreast of the news stories, photos and video on our live blog.January 6, 2014
  • Arctic front brings coldest air Monday
    The core of the coldest air will pass over Minnesota Monday. Wind chill warnings are in effect until noon Tuesday. Wind chills will range from -40 to -65. In the inner metro urban core, air temps will range from -20 to -27 Monday and Tuesday morning.January 5, 2014
  • Experts warn of frostbite, dead batteries in cold
    Below-zero temperatures can be dangerous, and officials in several states are warning residents to take precautions. Here's a look at some of the problems that arise when temperatures plummet and how to stay safe if you venture outdoors.January 5, 2014
  • Here comes the Arctic invasion
    Temperatures will fall below zero Saturday night, and stay there until Wednesday morning. We should see about 88 hours of sub-zero air in the metro. The worst of the cold comes Monday morning.January 4, 2014
  • What's closed during the cold snap
    Public schools aren't the only closures for the upcoming historic cold snap.January 4, 2014
  • Historic freeze could break temp records
    Temperature predictions are startling: 25 below zero in Fargo, N.D., minus 31 in International Falls, Minn., and 15 below in Indianapolis and Chicago.January 4, 2014
  • How to prepare your car for the cold
    AAA Minnesota/Iowa is expecting three to four times the normal call volume and drivers seeking non-emergency help can expect to wait three to six hours for someone to respond.January 3, 2014
  • Gov. Dayton orders schools closed Monday due to cold weather
    Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered every K-12 public school in Minnesota to close on Monday due to the expected cold weather, says Bob Hume, deputy chief of staff in the office of the governor.January 3, 2014
  • Nine reported dead, airports hammered by heavy East Coast snow
    A winter storm that dropped nearly 2 feet of snow just north of Boston, temporarily shut down major highways in New York and Pennsylvania and forced U.S. airlines to cancel thousands of flights nationwide is now was blamed on at least nine deaths.January 3, 2014

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