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Daemon
Posted: Friday, January 31, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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St. Paul Winter Carnival

This 10-day winter festival was established in 1886 in response to a newspaper story that described St. Paul, Minnesota, as "another Siberia, unfit for human habitation." A group of local businessmen set out to publicize the area's winter attractions, and the first winter carnival featured an Ice Palace in St. Paul's Central Park. Since that time, an entire legend has developed about the founding of St. Paul and is reenacted each year. Other highlights include ice golf, skating, skiing, sled dog races, softball on ice, ice carving and snow sculpture contests, and a parade. More...
Kirk Stephens
Posted: Friday, January 31, 2014 8:17:53 AM

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It's -8 degrees in St. Paul this morning -- so I'd say WINTER carnival, indeed.
Guto André
Posted: Friday, January 31, 2014 12:29:53 PM

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Marvelous snow pieces, I would love can see.
KAS
Posted: Friday, January 31, 2014 6:54:24 PM

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Daemon wrote:
This 10-day winter festival was established in 1886 in response to a newspaper story that described St. Paul, Minnesota, as "another Siberia, unfit for human habitation."


Oh, that was back when people used to read printed news. Now it's just used for starting barbeques.

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