Sunday, February 3, 2013
The National Weather Service's advisory is from 3 p.m. Sunday to 3 a.m. Monday.
Richfield is in a Winter Weather Advisory starting at 3 p.m. Sunday. The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities/Chanhassen says snow accumulations could reach 2 to 4 inches, with as much as 5 inches in some areas. Unfortunately, that means the snow will coincide with people traveling to and from Super Bowl parties. "A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties," according to the NWS. "Be prepared for snow-covered roads and limited visibilities ... and use caution while driving." Snow is forecast throughout the beginning of the week in Richfield, with high temperatures in the low 30s and lows in the single digits. Here is the full weather statement: URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Sheriff Rich Stanek reminds football fans to not drive drunk.
Editor's Note: The following is a Hennepin County Sheriff's Office press release. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office urges you to help spread an important safety message to the public about designating a sober driver on Super Bowl Sunday — Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk. Impaired-driving crashes—and fatalities—can be prevented by designating a sober driver and using common sense prevention: Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the National Football League and TEAM (Techniques for Effective Alcohol Management)
Friday, February 3, 2012
Sheriff Stanek calls for football fans to get a sober ride Sunday.
Editor's Note: The following is a press release from the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office. Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek is advising motorists to have a game plan for a sober ride for Super Bowl festivities. Super Bowl parties often start early and run late, so designate a sober driver in advance of kick-off. “We know how to prevent alcohol-related crashes,” Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek said. “Take the time to make a plan and stick to it on game day.” Each year in Minnesota, alcohol-related crashes account for up to 200 traffic deaths and more than 35,000 motorists are arrested for DWI.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
With the biggest sporting event of the year happening Sunday, Patch readers from around the metro submit their favorite game day food recipes.
While many of us our legitimately interested on seeing if the Patriots or the Giants will pull out a win this Super Bowl Sunday, all the delectable food we’ll be putting in our mouths is just as exciting. Patch readers and local editors from across the metro area shared their favorite game day recipes and we’ve compiled a few of our favorites here: Pepperoni Dip Submitted by Apple Valley Patch editor Allison Wickler, courtesy of Crystal Branson, Gooseberry Patch Super-Fast Slow Cooking recipe book. Combine the first three ingredients in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for about two hours, then set the cooker on the "warm" setting and people can munch on crackers and dip throughout the party. Makes 8 to 10 servings. Hot Spinach and …
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Help Richfield Patch put together a list of lip-smacking snacks that readers can whip up for the big game.
People haven't agreed to come to your house Super Bowl Sunday for the company and the thrill of watching the game. They're expecting to be fed, and fed well. Some of my fellow Patch editors and I would like to get together a collection of your favorite party-food recipes and create a sort of cookbook to post for all our readers. Post recipes in the comments section below so all our readers can try them out. If you've taken a picture of your dish that you also would like to post, we'd love to see them. (And a few brownie points if you've got a scrumptious recipe that is healthy, too, but I certainly won't discriminate.) I am admittedly not much of a cook, so how about something easy: Combine the first three ingredients in a slow cooker. …
Thursday, February 3, 2011
Richfield Patch picks the best places to spend Super Bowl Sunday.
Looking for a place to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday? Don't know exactly where to go and don't want to stay home? Richfield Patch has it covered. Every Thursday Patch will run a new weekly feature: Patch Picks. Patch Picks highlights editor and reader picks of great local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off and more. You’ll find useful lists to help you, your family, friends and significant others find the best places for everything from Sunday brunch to New Year’s Eve celebrations, pumpkin patches, date night destinations, florists, girlfriend nights out, kids party places, parks and more. What better way to start Patch Picks then to get you set to watch the big game! Top 5 Best Places to Watch the…