Harshest winter in decades gives Minnesotans frozen water pipe headaches Frozen indoor pipes are common every winter. But this year, it was so cold for so long that the pipes that bring water to your house from the main in the street have been freezing deep underground. It's costing some homeowners hundreds of dollars to get their water flowing again.6:20 a.m.
March starts cold but a warm-up is on the way It's a continuation of a long, cold winter which has left a snow depth that hasn't been seen in many parts of the state since 1950. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with University of Minnesota Climatologist Mark Seeley about a frigid and snowy start for March in Minnesota.6:55 a.m.
Trades bolster Minnesota Wild with playoffs on the horizon The Minnesota Wild will be in Dallas tomorrow to play the Stars. The Wild have won five games in a row and acquired some new players this week. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Howard Sinker, a digital sports editor for the Star Tribune, about the team.8:45 a.m.
Arcade Fire returns to Minneapolis Today's music is from an Arcade Fire recording at First Avenue in Minneapolis on Sept. 29, 200, made by the engineers at our sister station, The Current. The band will be back in Minneapolis tomorrow night, but this time they will be playing across the street from First Avenue at Target Center.8:49 a.m.
From War In The Desert To 'Murder Ball On Ice'
This year, the men's U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey team is packed with Afghanistan and Iraq veterans, and they've found an outlet in hitting, slamming and speeding across the ice as fast as they can.
Sen. Rand Paul To Address Annual CPAC Meeting
Everyone at the Conservative Political Action Conference assumes Rand Paul is running for president. He's a top contender, but is the GOP ready for his non-interventionist foreign policy views?
Great Lakes' Ice Cover Nears 1979 Record
Ice coverage on the Great Lakes is nearing a record set 35 years ago. Linda Wertheimer talks to scientist George Leshkevich about the effects of all that ice. The shipping industry is paralyzed.
Crisis With Russia Propels Ukrainian Nationalism
During Ukraine's recent revolution, ultra nationalist groups were prominent among the protesters battling police in Kiev's Maidan Square. A nationalist party was included in the interim government.
Safeway And Albertson's Announce Grocery Merger
Private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management is offering $9.4 billion for Safeway, the nation's second-largest grocery. It plans to combine Safeway with Albertson's which it acquired a year ago.