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St. Paul Winter Carnival

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St. Paul Winter Carnival Crowns Its Royalty

The St. Paul Winter Carnival kicked off Thursday and the royalty for the “Coolest Celebration on Earth” was crowned Friday night.

01/25/2014

People's Choice: "Early Morning Chores" by Jim Krueger, Tim Trost and Jared Trost (St. Paul Winter Carnival)

St. Paul Winter Carnival Off To Chilly Start

It’s a Minnesota tradition and it’s designed for just the kind of weather we’re experiencing this week. The St. Paul Winter Carnival starts Thursday with several events going on at Rice Park in downtown St. Paul.

01/23/2014

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

As we get ready for the weekend, we want to help you get ready too. There’s a sizeable dose of winter entertainment, but also a chance to look forward to spring. Here’s what’s happening this weekend.

01/23/2014

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Hunt For St. Paul Winter Carnival Medallion Begins Sunday

Get ready, medallion hunters, it’s nearly time for the Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt. The hunt, a St. Paul tradition since 1952, begins with the first clue this Sunday. The hunt challenges readers to solve daily clues and be the first to find a medallion hidden on public land in Ramsey County.

01/16/2014

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Meet The 2014 Klondike Kate: Kathy Rustin-Westphal

The St. Paul Winter Carnival kicks off in just a few weeks, and now there’s a new Klondike Kate to help get things started. Kathy Rustin-Westphal of St. Paul Park was crowned the winner among six competitors at an event Wednesday night.

01/09/2014

Vulcan's Choice: "Goyle, The Vulcan Gatekeeper" by Mike Beigle, Suzanne Beigle and Noelle Beigle. (credit: St. Paul Winter Carnival)

St. Paul Park Woman Nabs Klondike Kate Role

She had charm, beauty, and a man who’d done her wrong. On Wednesday night, six ladies competed for the title of Klondike Kate for this year’s St. Paul Winter Carnival. Judges rated their singing, crowd appeal, and how much they embodied the real-life dance-hall girl’s character.

01/09/2014

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St. Paul Winter Carnival Unveils Its 2014 Buttons

The St. Paul Winter Carnival is still more than a month away, but officials held an event Saturday morning to unveil the new buttons for the 2014 event. The carnival is one of the most popular winter attractions in the city, bringing in families for a variety of fun activities. Saturday’s unveiling took place at Dixie’s on Grand in St. Paul.

12/07/2013

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Medallion Found With Not Much Time To Spare

The St. Paul Winter Carnival runs through the weekend, but medallion hunters only had one more day to find their frosty booty. And find it they did.

01/30/2013

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Minnesotans Hunt For St. Paul Winter Carnival Medallion

Tuesday marks the 10th day of the St. Paul Winter Carnival treasure hunt and people were out in force. They are looking for the medallion in what appears to be a hot spot: Cherokee Park.

01/29/2013

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Winter Carnival Sled Dog Races Canceled

The St. Paul Winter Carnival Sled Dog Races have been cancelled because of lack of snow.

01/28/2013

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Working For The Weekend: Top Entertainment Bets

The St. Paul Winter Carnival and Red Bull Crashed Ice highlight this week’s Working for the Weekend.

01/24/2013

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St. Paul Winter Carnival To Open 11-Day Run

It’s time again for the “Coolest Celebration on Earth.” The 127th St. Paul Winter Carnival kicks off an 11-day run on Thursday, Jan. 24.

01/24/2013

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St. Paul Winter Carnival Kicks Off Thursday

The “Coolest Celebration on Earth” kicks off Thursday in St. Paul and runs through Feb. 3.

01/23/2013

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Crashed Ice, Winter Carnival, Wild Provide Big Boost To St. Paul

Three huge events — the return of the Minnesota Wild, the St. Paul Winter Carnival and Red Bull Crashed Ice — will give the city an economic shot in the arm. It’s a boost badly needed after three long months without hockey.

01/22/2013

People's Choice: "Early Morning Chores" by Jim Krueger, Tim Trost and Jared Trost (St. Paul Winter Carnival)

Snow Sculpting Competition Back At Winter Carnival

The Minnesota State Snow Sculpting Competition is returning to this year’s St. Paul Winter Carnival.

01/15/2013

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Woman Crowned Winter Carnival’s ‘Klondike Kate’

The St. Paul Winter Carnival starts two weeks from Thursday, but preparations are already well underway for the annual winter festival.

01/10/2013

Klondike Kate

Klondike Kate 2013 To Be Crowned In Oakdale

Five women will compete for the honor of becoming Klondike Kate, the St. Paul Winter Carnival’s ambassador of fun.

01/08/2013

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Ice Castle Under Construction At Mall Of America

It’s been years since the Twin Cities has had a big ice castle for people to admire. The St. Paul Winter Carnival used to have one ever year, but now the Mall of America is bringing that tradition back.

12/28/2012

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Rice Park’s Winter Courtyard Opens

A popular part of downtown St. Paul has transformed into a winter wonderland. The Winter Courtyard at Rice Park is officially open.

11/26/2012

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St. Paul Winter Carnival Medallion Found

Time to hang up those picks and shovels for another year. The St. Paul Winter Carnival medallion has been located.

02/01/2012

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Winners Of Ice Sculpting Competition Announced

An ice sculpture of Dr. Seuss’ Winter Making Machine earned its makers a $2,000 prize for coming in first place at the St. Paul Winter Carnival, according to carnival planners.

01/29/2012

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St. Paul Winter Carnival Hosts Weekend Of Activities

The St. Paul Winter Carnival Grand Day parade is Saturday afternoon and is just one of several activities that will take place as part of the carnival.

01/28/2012

Vulcan's Choice: "Goyle, The Vulcan Gatekeeper" by Mike Beigle, Suzanne Beigle and Noelle Beigle. (credit: St. Paul Winter Carnival)

Weather Impacts Ice Sculpture Making At Winter Carnival

Warmer weather put a damper on the multi-block ice carving contest at the St. Paul Winter Carnival. It’s a 48-hour event, but Thursday’s sunshine took away some precious hours from competitors.

01/27/2012

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Get A Close-Up Look At Winter Carnival Ice Carving

Ice carvers are working around the clock to finish their entries at the 126th annual St. Paul Winter Carnival.

01/27/2012

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Winter Medallion Fanatic Has Trunk Of Hunting Tools

The hunt for the Winter Carnival medallion is still on and the serious medallion hunters are scouring the streets of St. Paul.

01/26/2012

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