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facebook atwitter over friendly fox sightings in southern minnesota


a friendly pet fox named notchi has gone missing from his lakeville home and is gallivanting across southern minnesota, despite multiple run-ins with humans, a social media paign and a $1,000 reward for his return.notchi, a tame, 8-month-old red fox, was rescued from a fur farm as a kit by mikayla raines, 21, who has a usda license to keep foxes. notchi has distinctive silver and white markings because foxes used for fur often are bred over generations for unique colors.foxes generally make poor pets, raines said, because they mark their territory and chew things up.“there’s just a special bond that i have with foxes that i can’t explain,” raines said. “you have to work hard to bond with a fox, but i like the challenge.”more than 50 people have spotted notchi traipsing from lonsdale to was






facebook atwitter over friendly fox sightings in southern minnesota


a friendly pet fox named notchi has gone missing from his lakeville home and is gallivanting across southern minnesota, despite multiple run-ins with humans, a social media paign and a $1,000 reward for his return.notchi, a tame, 8-month-old red fox, was rescued from a fur farm as a kit by mikayla raines, 21, who has a usda license to keep foxes. notchi has distinctive silver and white markings because foxes used for fur often are bred over generations for unique colors.foxes generally make poor pets, raines said, because they mark their territory and chew things up.“there’s just a special bond that i have with foxes that i can’t explain,” raines said. “you have to work hard to bond with a fox, but i like the challenge.”more than 50 people have spotted notchi traipsing from lonsdale to was






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shark sightings cause southern calif. beaches to close


huntington beach, calif. -- swimmers and surfers have been ordered out of the water at two southern california beaches after a pair of great white sharks were spotted near shore. the los angeles times reports that a helicopter crew saw a great white as long as 14 feet swimming 100 feet off orange county’s bolsa chica state beach friday morning. lt. claude panis of the huntington beach fire department says a juvenile great white, only about 7 feet long, was also seen. the waters off of orange county’s sunset and bolsa chica beaches were ordered cleared, although the beaches themselves remained open. state parks spokesman kevin pearsall says people will likely be allowed to return to the water after 24 hours if there are no other shark sightings.video of the capture of a another great white






storm brings return to winter conditions


eau claire, wis. — after a stretch of spring-like temperatures, winter is returning to wisconsin and minnesota in a big way.a blizzard warning is posted in southern minnesota with a winter storm warning in western wisconsin. accumulating snow and strong winds are creating low visibility and dangerous travel conditions.about 8 inches of snow is already on the ground in eau claire and trempealeau counties. dozens of schools in both states have canceled classes friday. a foot of snow or more is expected to pile up by friday night in west central wisconsin and southern minnesota.the minnesota department of transportation is warning travelers to stay home or plan ahead.






a new kind of rubber makes tires more eco-friendly


since 2001, when the gene of the compound needed to create rubber was first identified, there has been a lot of pressure on scientists and tire industries to get some traction in the search for eco-friendly rubber. recently, researchers at the university of minnesota discovered a method, published in the journal acs catalysis, that could make…






storm brings return to winter conditions


eau claire, wis. — after a stretch of spring-like temperatures, winter is returning to wisconsin and minnesota in a big way.a blizzard warning is posted in southern minnesota with a winter storm warning in western wisconsin. accumulating snow and strong winds are creating low visibility and dangerous travel conditions.about 8 inches of snow is already on the ground in parts of western wisconsin and 9 inches in southeast minnesota. dozens of schools in both states have canceled classes friday. a foot of snow or more is expected to pile up in west central wisconsin and southern minnesota.the national weather service forecasts another 4 to 8 inches of snow in southeast minnesota and 1 to 4 inches in western wisconsin by friday night. gusty winds of 35 to 45 mph are expected to create whiteout






storm to take southerly track - msp metro advisory for couple inches - blizzard


12z gfs run. both ecmwf and gfs have generally had the right idea with this (alleged) storm, keeping the heaviest snow bands south and east of the twin cities. latest guidance is pushing the heavy snow even farther south, to the point where the immediate metro area may only pick up a couple inches of wet snow: coating - 1" far northern suburbs, maybe 3-4" far southern suburbs where a plowable accumulation is still possible. over 10" may fall from austin and albert lea to rochester, winona and la crosse. so close...winter storm weather advisory now posted for msp metro - blizzard warnings southern minnesota. the local nws office has dialed back the watch to an advisory for the immediate metro area, but travel over southern minnesota will still be very treacherous later tonight into friday w






likely tornado touches down near zimmerman


at least one tornado is believed to have touched down in sherburne county on monday evening. if officially confirmed, it would be the earliest touchdown ever recorded in minnesota, according to the national weather service in grand forks.the twister hit near zimmerman, south of princeton, just before 6 p.m.the weather service in chanhassen said a tornado “very likely” hit the area, but will not confirm until they assess damage in the vicinity on tuesday.meteorologist todd krause said there have been reports of trees and power lines down and part of a roof has been “taken off a building.”“it mostly likely was [a tornado], but we want to be certain by taking a look at the damage,” krause said. “we don’t know for sure with a 100 percent certainty.”meteorologist paul douglas concurred, saying,






likely tornado touches down near zimmerman


at least one tornado is believed to have touched down in sherburne county on monday evening. if officially confirmed, it would be the earliest touchdown ever recorded in minnesota, according to the national weather service in grand forks.the twister hit near zimmerman, south of princeton, just before 6 p.m.the weather service in chanhassen said a tornado “very likely” hit the area, but will not confirm until they assess damage in the vicinity on tuesday.meteorologist todd krause said there were reports of trees and power lines down and part of a roof was “taken off a building.”“it mostly likely was [a tornado], but we want to be certain by taking a look at the damage,” krause said. “we don’t know for sure with a 100 percent certainty.”meteorologist paul douglas concurred, saying, “i’m 80 p






likely tornadoes cause widespread damage in central, southern minn.


strong winds and thunderstorms roared across southern and central minnesota monday and possibly spawned the earliest tornadoes ever recorded in minnesota. twisters were believed to have touched down near zimmerman and in clarks grove.roads in and out of clarks grove were still blocked tuesday morning as officials assessed the damage from the severe weather that uprooted trees and damaged buildings in the southern minnesota community about 15 miles north of albert lea.images posted on social media show heavy damage to the city's fire department, and a grain elevator was in a twisted heap.to the northwest of the twin cities, a second tornado is believed to have touched down around 6:15 p.m. near zimmerman in sherburne county, felling large oak trees and knocking down power lines. part of a h






telescope era boosts asteroid sightings in tucson


tucson, ariz. — a customized telescope era near tucson is playing an important role in discovering asteroids and other objects zipping by earth.upgrades helped the catalina sky survey record 924 of the sightings in 2016, reported the arizona daily star (http://bit.ly/2kc60yz).no other survey has spotted as many, according to lindley johnson, who leads nasa's planetary defense coordination office.nasa's planetary defense office is looking to find 90 percent of objects at least 140 meters in size near earth.co-investigator steve larson designed the new $500,000 eras for two telescopes. he said that while he suspected they would help, he was surprised by the results after the first era was commissioned."it tripled our average rate of discoveries," he said. "it was startling to us that it work






rescue network brings adoptable dogs from texas to minnesota


mankato, minn. — a volunteer with a southern minnesota animal shelter has set up a rescue network to bring dogs from overburdened shelters in texas to minnesota, where they may have a better chance of finding a home.diane lucantonio volunteers with the blue earth nicollet county humane society. the mankato free press reports (http://bit.ly/2lyzamh ) that her network has already brought about 100 dogs from texas to mankato.lucantonio started her rescue network by reaching out to humane societies throughout minnesota. she selects adoptable dogs in texas, then raises money to bring them to minnesota from their current shelters, where they could be euthanized.susan kroon is president of the blue earth nicollet county humane society board of directors. she says the network works because there a






new ulm diocese in southern minnesota files for bankruptcy


minneapolis — the diocese of new ulm has filed for bankruptcy protection, becoming the 14th diocese nationwide to file for reorganization after claims of sexual abuse by clergy.the diocese covering 15 counties in rural south and west-central minnesota filed for bankruptcy friday, saying it's the fairest way to compensate victims of clergy sexual abuse while continuing its operations.the diocese and some parishes faced 101 lawsuits under a minnesota law that created a three-year window for victims to seek litigation for prior abuse.new ulm bishop john levoir has apologized to victims and abuse survivors and says they are owed just compensation.in minnesota, the archdiocese of st. paul and minneapolis and the diocese of duluth sought bankruptcy protection in 2015. those cases are pending.






pictures show humpback whale breaching in firth of forth


image copyrightallan brown / swns.coman amateur photographer has managed to capture a humpback whale performing a backflip in the firth of forth.allan brown, 67, grabbed his camera after hearing there had been sightings of a whale near his home. the pensioner, from kirkcaldy, fife, made his way to kinghorn where he was able to overlook the forth. he spotted the animal and waited until it did a huge breach followed by a big splash. he said he had never seen anything like it before.image copyrightallan brown / swns.commr brown said: "i heard there had been sightings of a humpback whale and i only stay a couple of miles down the road. "i saw the whale on the surface about half a mile away. it did three shallow dives and then disappeared. you could tell it was doing a deep dive. "the fourth ti






pictures show humpback whale breaching in firth of forth


image copyrightallan brown / swns.coman amateur photographer has managed to capture a humpback whale performing a backflip in the firth of forth.allan brown, 67, grabbed his camera after hearing there had been sightings of a whale near his home. the pensioner, from kirkcaldy, fife, made his way to kinghorn where he was able to overlook the forth. he spotted the animal and waited until it did a huge breach followed by a big splash. he said he had never seen anything like it before.image copyrightallan brown / swns.commr brown said: "i heard there had been sightings of a humpback whale and i only stay a couple of miles down the road. "i saw the whale on the surface about half a mile away. it did three shallow dives and then disappeared. you could tell it was doing a deep dive. "the fourth ti






telescope era boosts asteroid sightings in tucson


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worst of winter storm steers mostly south of twin cities


little or no snow was expected in the twin cities friday as the storm forecast for much of the metro area was significantly downgraded.but in a broad portion of minnesota south, west and east of the metro area, it was a different, and much more dramatic, story. owatonna has already received 9.5" overnight and rochester 8.5, as the blizzard warning issued earlier in the day remained in full and accurate effect.hennepin and ramsey counties were removed from a winter weather advisory late thursday, and just before midnight, the only metro-area counties still in that advisory area were washington, dakota, scott and sibley.the southern and eastern portions of the metro wouldn’t see more than 1 to 2 inches of snow thursday night into friday, alexandra keclik, a meteorologist at the national weat






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likely tornadoes cause widespread damage in central, southern minn.


strong winds and thunderstorms roared across southern and central minnesota monday and possibly spawned the earliest tornadoes ever recorded in minnesota. twisters were believed to have touched down near zimmerman and in clarks grove.roads in and out of clarks grove were blocked off overnight but reopened tuesday morning for those who live and work in the city as officials assessed the damage from the severe weather that uprooted trees and damaged buildings in the southern minnesota community about 15 miles north of albert lea.images posted on social media show heavy damage to the city's fire department, and a grain elevator at a fertilizer plant was left in a twisted heap."there is significant damage on main street," said freeborn county sheriff kurt freitag. the good news, he said is "th






likely tornadoes cause widespread damage in central, southern minn.


strong winds and thunderstorms roared across southern and central minnesota monday and possibly spawned the earliest tornadoes ever recorded in minnesota. twisters were believed to have touched down near zimmerman and in clarks grove.roads in and out of clarks grove were blocked off overnight but reopened tuesday morning for those who live and work in the city as officials assessed the damage from the severe weather that uprooted trees and damaged buildings in the southern minnesota community about 15 miles north of albert lea.images posted on social media show heavy damage to the city’s fire department, and a grain elevator at a fertilizer plant was left in a twisted heap.“there is significant damage on main street,” said freeborn county sheriff kurt freitag. the good news, he said is “th






worst of winter storm keeps steering south of twin cities; blizzard conditions e


little or no snow was expected in the twin cities thursday and friday as the storm forecast for much of the metro area was significantly downgraded.but in a broad portion of minnesota south, west and east of the metro area, it was a different, and much more dramatic, story. at midnight thursday, heavy snow was falling in those areas, with fierce winds, as the blizzard warning issued earlier in the day remained in full and accurate effect.hennepin and ramsey counties were removed from a winter weather advisory late thursday, and just before midnight, the only metro-area counties still in that advisory area were washington, dakota, scott and sibley.the southern and eastern portions of the metro wouldn’t see more than 1 to 2 inches of snow thursday night into friday, alexandra keclik, a meteo






friendly for facebook might be the app you and your business need


image: jack wallen so many businesses, small and large, use facebook. it has always been a great way to connect your business with clients and, in some cases, gage the needs of consumers or prospective clients. it's far from perfect, but when used correctly, it can be effective.thing is, when facebook decided to isolate messenger from the official facebook app, en m e, people opted out of using the tool. since then, the official facebook app has added feature after feature that, for many, has lessened the experience and, in some cases, stripped the official app of reliability and efficiency.more about mobilitythat's where apps like friendly for facebook come in. this particular take on the venerable facebook, built as an extension of the light facebook mobile website, is a stellar solutio






snowmobile crash in n. minnesota kills 59-year-old man


a snowmobiler crashed and died over the weekend in northern minnesota, authorities said monday.the wreck occurred about 12:50 p.m. sunday along mckenzie lake road in southern clearwater county, according to the sheriff’s office.the victim was identified as daniel j. stock, 59, of nearby mahnomen. deputies responding to the crash declared stock dead at the scene, roughly 20 miles south of bagley.






minnesota's new stadium causing big problems for local birds


the baltimore ravens may not have to worry about getting killed by the vikings this season, but the birds of minneapolis aren’t faring nearly as well.the new design for u.s. bank stadium is certainly stunning in its appearance, but the audubon society is sounding the alarm about the unique threat it poses to birds tricked into flying into the reflective glass, which makes up much of the building.as pbs explained:the u.s. bank stadium presents a unique risk because it lies in the wake of the mississippi flyway, a large migration route for birds across the globe. the minnesota department of natural resources asked the minnesota sports facilities authority to consider “bird-friendly designs that would help reduce the potential for a bird collision to occur.”solutions include creating visible






likely tornado touches down near zimmerman


at least one tornado possibly touched down in sherburne county monday evening. once officially confirmed, it would be the year's earliest touchdown recorded in minnesota, according to the national weather service in grand forks.the twister hit near zimmerman, south of princeton, just before 6 p.m.the weather service in chanhassen said a tornado "very likely" hit the area, but will not confirm until they assess damage in the vicinity on tuesday.meteorologist todd krause said there have been reports of trees and power lines down and part of a roof has been "taken off a building.""it mostly likely was[a tornado], but we want to be certain by taking a look at the damage," krause said. "we don't know for sure with a 100 percent certainty."meteorologist paul douglas concurred, saying, "i'm 80 pe






minnesota couple's close encounter with "huge" wolf goes viral


tyler netter and his wife were taking a leisurely drive sunday morning through rice, minnesota when they both spotted a furry creature pacing back and forth along the side of a road.they pulled over to take a closer look, and quickly realized it was a gray wolf.“i initially knew it wasn’t a coyote. way too big. not sure if it was a different type of dog, a husky or a shepherd of some sort,” netter told cbs minnesota. “it was just shocking. out in the middle of the day. one of the most elusive animals out there.”while sitting safely in the car, the couple took a video of the frustrated wolf running in circles around a fenced-in yard. slowly, the wolf moved toward the road. netter blocked its path with his car so the animal wouldn’t reach the highway.“it sees you; it doesn’t know what to do,






2nd tornado confirmed in southern minnesota makes for double dose of record earl


tornadoes that damaged homes and businesses and downed trees and power lines in two minnesota communities monday night was one for the weather record books as the earliest twisters recorded in minnesota.the national weather service confirmed a tornado touched down around 6:15 p.m. near lake ann, near zimmerman, but a survey team on scene tuesday was still estimating its strength and trying to determine how many times the twister touched down, said spokesman tom hultquist.another survey team that inspected damage in clarks grove about 15 miles north of albert lea in southern minnesota, confirmed by twitter tuesday afternoon that a second twister caused extensive damage there monday evening.no injuries were reported in either location.trisha busse didn’t need to wait for confirmation to know






forget petroleum, tomorrow's tires could be made from gr


why it matters to you a new chemical process could end the era of tires manufactured from petroleum -- by instead making them out of gr and trees.tire production is a multi-billion dollar industry that manufactures billions of tires every single year. modern tires exhibit impressive performance and durability, while maintaining a relatively low cost.the one thing they don’t have? a particularly friendly environmental impact, due to the fact that they’re manufactured from synthetic natural rubber, a polymer that’s synthesized from the petroleum-derived molecule known as isoprene.however, things could soon change due to new research coming out of the university of minnesota, where chemists have developed a more eco-friendly way to manufacture tires by making them out of gr and trees — and w






forget petroleum, tomorrow's tires could be made from gr


why it matters to you a new chemical process could end the era of tires manufactured from petroleum -- by instead making them out of gr and trees.tire production is a multi-billion dollar industry that manufactures billions of tires every single year. modern tires exhibit impressive performance and durability, while maintaining a relatively low cost.the one thing they don’t have? a particularly friendly environmental impact, due to the fact that they’re manufactured from synthetic natural rubber, a polymer that’s synthesized from the petroleum-derived molecule known as isoprene.however, things could soon change due to new research coming out of the university of minnesota, where chemists have developed a more eco-friendly way to manufacture tires by making them out of gr and trees — and w






dozens of dead owls showing up on idaho highway


an unusual type of road kill is alarming drivers on a highway in southern idaho.dozens of dead owls have been reported along interstate-84, reports cbs affiliate kboi-tv.over the weekend, nichole miller and christina white were driving home to boise from twin falls when they spotted the dead birds on the highway.“i saw a bird on the side of the road -- i thought it was a chicken,” miller told the station. “but then we saw more (road kill) and i saw the stripes on the feathers and it was not a chicken.”it was an owl – one of dozens the pair counted along a 20-mile stretch of the interstate.“it almost looks like they fell from the sky,” miller said.so what’s behind the eerie sightings?idaho fish and game spokesman mike keckler says the explanation is simple. he told kboi that hungry owls are






1 dead as tornado hits ottawa during repeated rounds of severe storms


one person was confirmed dead in ottawa in north-central illinois after a tornado touched down there, part of a weather system that produced severe weather across the northern part of the state tuessday night, according to the national weather service.the ottawa fire department reported one fatality from the tornado that hit ottawa about 4:45 p.m. tuesday, according to the national weather service.another round of storms spurred tornado warnings again after 6 p.m. in lasalle, livingston and grundy counties. a trained spotter reported a tornado near rutland a little before 6 p.m.national weather service meteorologist amy seeley said she did not have a full count of how many tornadoes were reported because some sightings may have been the same system. investigators will assess damage wednesd






2nd confirmed tornado is double dose of record early severe weather in minn.


tuesday dawned bright and brisk, a blustery day that felt perfectly normal for early march in minnesota.the day before, however, was anything but.the national weather service confirmed that two tornadoes touched down in the state monday night, one in the sherburne county city of zimmerman and the other in the freeborn county city of clarks grove. the march 6 twisters blew away — by nearly two weeks — the record for the earliest reported tornado in the state, dating from march 18, 1968, near the southern minnesota town of truman.“it’s very unusual,” said todd krause, warning coordinator meteorologist for the weather service in chanhassen. “the fact that we’ve never had one this early speaks to just how unusual it is.”several elements combined for the perfect storm, krause said, including a






2nd confirmed tornado is double dose of record early severe weather in minn.


tuesday dawned bright and brisk, a blustery day that felt perfectly normal for early march in minnesota.the day before, however, was anything but.the national weather service confirmed that two tornadoes touched down in the state monday night, one in the sherburne county city of zimmerman and the other in the freeborn county city of clarks grove. the march 6 twisters blew away — by nearly two weeks — the record for the earliest reported tornado in the state, dating from march 18, 1968, near the southern minnesota town of truman.“it’s very unusual,” said todd krause, warning coordinator meteorologist for the weather service in chanhassen. “the fact that we’ve never had one this early speaks to just how unusual it is.”several elements combined for the perfect storm, krause said, including a






1 dead as tornado hits ottawa during repeated rounds of severe storms


one person was confirmed dead in ottawa in north-central illinois after a tornado touched down there, part of a weather system that produced severe weather across the northern part of the state tuessday night, according to the national weather service.the ottawa fire department reported one fatality from the tornado that hit ottawa about 4:45 p.m. tuesday, according to the national weather service.another round of storms spurred tornado warnings again after 6 p.m. in lasalle, livingston and grundy counties. a trained spotter reported a tornado near rutland a little before 6 p.m.national weather service meteorologist amy seeley said she did not have a full count of how many tornadoes were reported because some sightings may have been the same system. investigators will assess damage wednesd






2nd confirmed tornado is double dose of record early severe weather in minn.


tuesday dawned bright and brisk, a blustery day that felt perfectly normal for early march in minnesota.the day before, however, was anything but.the national weather service confirmed that two tornadoes touched down in the state monday night, one in the sherburne county city of zimmerman and the other in the freeborn county city of clarks grove. the march 6 twisters blew away — by nearly two weeks — the record for the earliest reported tornado in the state, dating from march 18, 1968, near the southern minnesota town of truman."it's very unusual," said todd krause, warning coordinator meteorologist for the weather service in chanhassen. "the fact that we've never had one this early speaks to just how unusual it is."several elements combined for the perfect storm, krause said, including a






1 dead as tornado hits ottawa during round of severe storms


one person was confirmed dead in ottawa in north-central illinois after a tornado touched down there, part of a weather system that produced severe weather across the northern part of the state tuessday night, according to the national weather service.the ottawa fire department reported one fatality from the tornado that hit ottawa about 4:45 p.m. tuesday, according to the national weather service.another round of storms spurred tornado warnings again after 6 p.m. in lasalle, livingston and grundy counties. a trained spotter reported a tornado near rutland a little before 6 p.m.national weather servicce meteorologist amy seeley said she did not have a full count of how many tornadoes were reported because some sightings may have been the same system. investigators will assess damage wednes






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worst of winter storm keeps steering south of twin cities; blizzard conditions e


the storm forecast for much of the twin cities metro area was downgraded even further thursday night, but folks to the immediate south of the metro still faced a winter storm warning, and farther still to the south and west, a blizzard warning was in effect.by late evening, hennepin and ramsey counties were removed from a winter weather advisory, and at 9:30 p.m., the only metro-area counties still in that advisory area were washington, dakota, scott and sibley.meteorologist alexandra keclik said that the southern and eastern portions of the metro wouldn't see more than 1 to 2 inches of snow thursday night into friday. and the northern and eastern section could get no more than a dusting of snow.the storm's predicted path was shifted southward several times through the afternoon and evenin