This frigid December weather has Minnesotans flocking to stores, buying lots of new and traditional winter items. At REI, Wendy Oskey was debating Wednesday between two of their high-end booties for her golden retriever Yoffi. One pair was $70, the other was $50.
It wasn’t exactly what they thought they would find inside one of their son’s Christmas presents. But the unwanted surprise hasn’t dampened the holiday spirits at the Henry home in Coon Rapids.