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From “Winter Wonderland” to “What, Again!?!” in Three Weeks

“Dog Days of Winter” Arrive in Twin Cities Even in a winter with too little snow (yes, there is such a thing), successive February snowstorms — plus continuing arctic temp’s — have many locals crying “no mas.” Which is problematic, given that the next big storm apparently is expected this weekend, scarcely 24 hours after...
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Minnesota’s Four Seasons

“White,” “Green,” “Fall Colors” — & “Brown” Non-residents may think Minnesota only has one season:  winter. Locals sometimes joke that there are actually two:  winter and road construction (the same people suggest that Minnesota’s state bird is the mosquito). However, in addition to marking the seasonal ebb and flow by the calendar and thermometer, I keep track...
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