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Atlas jumps for a snowball in Zach Dysart's hand on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019 at Spencer Park in Sioux Falls. (Erin Bormett/The Argus Leader via AP)

Powerful winter storm lingers in Upper Midwest

Dec. 30, 2019 6:01 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A fierce winter storm that created blizzard conditions in parts of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota shut down interstates, led to hundreds of vehicle crashes and brought a metropolitan area of more than 200,000 people to a standstill on Monday morning. Residents in the Fargo and...

Powerful winter storm lingers in Upper Midwest

Dec. 30, 2019 8:10 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A fierce winter storm that created blizzard conditions in parts of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, closed interstates and caused hundreds of crashes continued to linger in the region Monday. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning in northeastern Minnesota,...

Former NHL player dies of workplace accident injuries

Dec. 18, 2019 9:33 AM EST

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The family of former NHL player Scot Kleinendorst says he has died of injuries suffered in a workplace accident in northern Minnesota. Kleinendorst suffered severe brain trauma and numerous broken bones at UPM Blandin paper plant in Grand Rapids on Dec. 7. He was airlifted to a Duluth...

Pardon bid in 1920 Minnesota assault case could get review

Dec. 17, 2019 7:36 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's Board of Pardons has approved a request that could lead to a posthumous pardon for a black man convicted of sexually assaulting a white Duluth woman in 1920. Max Mason was among a group of black circus workers accused in the assault. Three were lynched from a light pole...

FILE - This June 29, 2018 photo shows tanks at the Enbridge Energy terminal in Superior, Wis. An updated environmental review released by a state agency Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, found no serious threat to Lake Superior if crude oil ever leaked from a new pipeline to replace Enbridge Energy's aging Line 3 across northern Minnesota. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

No major impacts on Lake Superior found from Line 3 pipeline

Dec. 9, 2019 5:51 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An updated environmental review released by a state agency Monday found no serious threat to Lake Superior if crude oil ever leaked from a new pipeline to replace Enbridge Energy's aging Line 3 across northern Minnesota. State regulators ordered the update after the Minnesota Court of...

A pedestrian walks through deep snow after an overnight snowfall, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, in Marlborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

The Latest: Bus, tractor-trailer collide in upstate New York

Dec. 2, 2019 9:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a wintry storm in the U.S. East (all times local): 9:10 p.m. A bus carrying about 30 people collided with a tractor-trailer on an upstate New York highway during a snowstorm. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says there were some injuries in Monday night’s crash but that they...

Pedestrians shield from the rain with an umbrellas during a cold rainy day in Center City, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 in Philadelphia. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

Deadly storm moves cross country taking aim at Northeast

Dec. 1, 2019 10:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of flights were canceled and thousands delayed for travelers heading home after the Thanksgiving holiday as a deadly winter storm moved to the Northeast on Sunday, packing one last punch of snow and ice. The National Weather Service predicted more than a foot (0.3 meters) of snow...

A city snowplow helps clear roads north of downtown Flagstaff, Ariz., Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. A powerful storm making its way east from California is threatening major disruptions during the year's busiest travel weekend, as forecasters warned that intensifying snow and ice could thwart millions across the country hoping to get home after Thanksgiving. The storm has already killed at least one person and shut down highways in the western U.S., stranding drivers in California and prompting authorities in Arizona to plead with travelers to wait out the weather before attempting to travel. (Cody Bashore/Arizona Daily Sun via AP)

The Latest: Chicago, Denver flights delayed by winter storm

Dec. 1, 2019 5:23 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a powerful holiday weekend storm (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Airlines at Chicago’s two major international airports are reporting average delays of 15 minutes as a winter storm heads toward the Midwest with heavy snow and ice and gusty winds. The companies have canceled...

Brittany Culp brushes snow off of her windshield on a windy and snowy morning in Greeley, Colo., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. The weather caused the city to cancel its annual Greeley Lights the Night parade, which was scheduled in the evening. (Alex McIntyre/The Greeley Tribune via AP)

Powerful storm pushes into Midwest with heavy snow and winds

Nov. 30, 2019 11:26 PM EST

Wintry weather bedeviled Thanksgiving weekend travelers across the United States Saturday as a powerful and dangerous storm moved eastward, dumping heavy snow from parts of California to the northern Midwest and inundating other areas with rain. Authorities found the bodies of two young children, including a...

Street signs are covered in snow in north Flagstaff, Ariz., Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. A powerful storm making its way east from California is threatening major disruptions during the year's busiest travel weekend, as forecasters warned that intensifying snow and ice could thwart millions across the country hoping to get home after Thanksgiving. The storm has already killed at least one person and shut down highways in the western U.S., stranding drivers in California and prompting authorities in Arizona to plead with travelers to wait out the weather before attempting to travel. (Cody Bashore/Arizona Daily Sun via AP)

Powerful storm interrupts nation’s busiest travel weekend

Nov. 29, 2019 11:55 PM EST

A powerful storm making its way east from California is causing major disruptions during the year’s busiest travel weekend, as forecasters warned that intensifying snow and ice could thwart millions of people across the country hoping to get home after Thanksgiving. The storm caused the death of at least...