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MINNEAPOLIS — Alex Frecon was tired of explaining. A proud native of the western suburbs of the Twin Cities, Frecon, who currently lives in Minneapolis, moved away in 2005 to attend Connecticut College in New London, Conn. Naturally, Frecon's state of origin would frequently be a topic of conversation among fellow his fellow college peers, who primarily resided from coastal concrete jungles such as Boston, New York City and Los Angeles. "I'm from Minnesota," Frecon would tell them. Then came the questions. Like, a lot of questions.
People living in the Upper Midwest, including Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, can expect teeth-chattering cold and plentiful snow amounts this upcoming winter, according to predictions made in the Farmers’ Almanac Winter 2019 outlook. The annual Farmers’ Almanac weather outlook, which was released Monday, Aug. 28, contradicts a similar winter weather forecast predicted by the Climate Prediction Center.
HP Hood, a Massachusetts-based dairy company, is voluntarily recalling a limited number of half-gallon cartons of refrigerated Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk because the product may contain milk, an allergen not listed on the label, the Food and Drug Administration said in a Thursday, August 2, news release.
Pictured below is a representation of how much money Minnesota's political candidates have received from gun rights lobbyists in the previous two election cycles. The numbers provided are based on data released by the Federal Election Commission on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017: