Timeline: Frozen

Nearly 140 years ago, when a New York media outlet compared St. Paul to Siberia, our civic leaders looked within and maturely brushed that dismissive dandruff right off their shoulders. And when they were done doing that, they organized the most elaborate winter carnival in the country, complete with a marketing mythology that included boreal kings and queens battling fire demons for the soul of winter. Take that, Siberia.

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Mpls.St.Paul Daily Edit

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