St. Paul Winter Carnival

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126th St. Paul Winter Carnival Kicks Off Thursday

The 126th St. Paul Winter Carnival kicks off Thursday, minus a couple of events because of the lack of snow.


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The Good Life For Less: Cure For The Wintertime Blues

If you are feeling the winter blues — especially after the traffic snarls we experienced this week — it may be time to make your escape.


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Good Question: Do The Twin Cities Cash In On Big Events?

Whether it’s the St. Paul Winter Carnival or the Minneapolis Aquatennial, thousands make their way to our annual events. But do the Twin Cities cash in? Good Question.


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2 Guys, 38 Years, 2 Medallions

You can bet there are people searching right now for the St. Paul Winter Carnival medallion.


Snow Fun

Fresh Flakes Buttress Winter Events

While the snow can be frustrating for commuters, it’s putting the fun back into some major wintertime activities.


Second Place:  "Tom Sawyer" by Bob Baller, Mike Baller and Gordy Robertson. (credit: St. Paul Winter Carnival)

St. Paul Winter Carnival Cancels Snow Sculpture Contest

The lack of snowfall has impacted the 126th annual St. Paul Winter Carnival. Winter Carnival staff decided Saturday to cancel the snow sculpture portion of the festival.


Klondike Kate

8 Vie To Be St. Paul’s Klondike Kate 2012

Eight Klondike Kate contestants will take turns belting out songs Wednesday night in hopes of being crowned St. Paul’s mistress of fun and frivolity.


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Finding Minnesota: Snow Sculptors To Compete In China

In less than three weeks, the St. Paul Winter Carnival will be in full swing. But right now an even bigger celebration is taking place in China, where two Minnesotans look to sculpt snow competitively and get inspired.


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St. Paul Winter Carnival Buttons Unveiled

The St. Paul Winter Carnival has revealed its annual buttons ahead of the festivities.


"Hot Tub Time Machine" by Dusty Thune, Dave Thune and Chelsea Olson -- all of Saint Paul. (credit: St. Paul Winter Carnival)

Check Out Winter Carnival Snow Sculpture Winners

There was chilling competition this weekend at the 2011 St. Paul Winter Carnival Snow Sculpting Competition at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.


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Winter Carnival Medallion Found

The St. Paul Winter Carnival medallion was found on Saturday.


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Winter Carnival Carvers Kick Into Gear

The 125th annual St. Paul Winter Carnival kicked off Thursday morning with the sounding of a horn.



Couple Remembers St. Paul Winter Carnival Wedding

On Thursday night, the St. Paul Winter Carnival kicks off its 125th year, but the celebration also marks another milestone for a White Bear Lake couple — their silver anniversary.


Finding Minnesota: 125 Years Of St. Paul Winter Carnival

Say the words “Winter Carnival” in Minnesota and images of ice carvings and snow sculptures instantly come to mind.


2011 Klondike Kate Button

New Klondike Kate To Be Crowned

A new Klondike Kate will be crowned as the St. Paul Winter Carnival’s ambassador of fun and frivolity.


2011 Ice Castle Button

Winter Carnival Buttons Unveiled

The unveiling of the Winter Carnival buttons are a sure sign that the time of Vulcans, Klondike Kates and ice castles are almost upon us.