On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Tune in to Listen

650 AM Hibbing, Minnesota

Weather

Current Conditions(Hibbing,MN 55746)

More Weather »
34° Feels Like: 23°
Wind: WSW 20 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0.2”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Rain/Wind 52°

Tonight

Partly Cloudy 33°

Tomorrow

Partly Cloudy 63°

Alerts

Zoo Porcupines' Forecast is Tolerable

by
lake superior zoo logo
lake superior zoo logo

DULUTH, MN (KDAL) - A handful of people braved the cold weather Saturday morning and joined Lake Superior Zoo staff for the Northland's version of the Punxsutawney Prediction. When staff let out the zoo's two predictors, Spike and Ahki, the porcupines scampered to opposite corners of their enclosure. Lead Zookeeper Maicie Sykes said Ahki, who was in the sun and cast a shadow, forecasted six more weeks of winter; Spike, on the other hand, ran to the shade and was without a shadow, calling for an early spring. Sykes said all on hand agreed to do the diplomatic thing and split the difference. Their prediction? Three more weeks of winter. 

Comments