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20 Years Ago Today: The Halloween Blizzard of 1991

Last week, Jim Maurice and I wrote up a couple of stories about that storm and we asked for your comments. Here are some funny memories and harrowing stories as we remember The Halloween Blizzard of 1991. 

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Experiment With the Electrical Grid Could Make Your Clocks Wrong

Starting in mid-July, your electric clocks and coffeemakers could be running up to 20 minutes fast, and you probably won’t know why.

For the past 80 years, clocks plugged in to an electrical source have kept time based on the rate of the electrical current that powers them. If this current doesn’t keep its usual rate, clocks run a bit fast or slow. Right now, power companies now take steps to ensure the frequency of the current – and the time – is as precise as possible.

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Hawaiian Born, Just Like the Big Guy

Just for fun, you can have your very own Hawaiian Birth Certificate - They're all the rage in Washington, D.C., you know!

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Pet Bunnies ‘Big Responsibilty’ Says Tri-County Humane Society [AUDIO]

Easter is right around the corner and it's not uncommon for families - especially those with children - to get the urge to add a bunny to the family. Humane Society Executive Director Vicki Davis says bunnies are a big responsibility and should only be adopted after careful consideration.

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Skull In Minneapolis Park Was Likely Teaching Tool

The human skull found in a Minneapolis park earlier this month was likely a discarded teaching tool used at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center.

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Brett Favre’s Sister Arrested In Mississippi Meth Bust

The sister of Vikings quarterback Brett Favre has had her bond set at $40,000 on two drug charges during a brief court appearance in Mississippi.

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Man Calls Police Alleging Robbery By Prostitute

A Mankato man landed in jail after calling 911 and telling police a prostitute failed to deliver on his $200 payment.

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Wadena Woman’s Pregnancy Survives Falling Cow

A Minnesota woman who was pregnant when a tornado dropped a cow on her last summer has given birth to the baby.

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Obama Remark Gets MN Man Secret Service Visit

A White Bear Lake man received a visit from a Secret Service agent.

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