An approaching storm system will help to enhance heat and humidity through the weekend with rounds of showers and storms firing up through PM Sunday. The heaviest rain will stay across the northern half of the state, but a few strong storms PM Sunday could bring heavier rainfall to your backyard rain gauge. Next week, fall weather arrives. Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson
GOP State Reps. Tim Kelly and Tara Mack both said Friday they would pay fines levied by Dakota County after an officer cited them for "making out" in a public park, a characterization both vehemently denied.
Our sweaty September weather continues through the weekend with feels like temperatures in the low to mid 90s. Dewpoints near 70 degrees will have you glistening even after a fresh shower. Enjoy it while you can (if you like this stuff) because fall-like weather is on the way next week! Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson
There is great news for motorists who will take advantage of the Labor Day weekend to head to the cabin or lake as gas prices have dropped to their lowest level for the holiday weekend since 2004, according to AAA.
David Gerson, a Tea Party favorite who has twice challenged Rep. John Kline for the Republican nomination in the Second Congressional District, wasted no time getting his campaign rolling the day after Kline announced he will not seek reelection.