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Saint Paul Winter Carnival!

Minnesota Historical Society | Posted 03.30.2015 | Travel
Minnesota Historical Society

Saint Paul Winter Carnival is a festive time of year, steeped in mythology but created in response to meteorology. When a New York reporter wrote in 1...

Prisoners Build Ice Palace

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 04.03.2013 | Weird News

SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. -- It's a far cry from breaking rocks in the hot sun on a chain gang. In New York's Adirondack Mountains, inmates break ice on a fr...

Gatsby, Winter Carnival, and Me

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

In F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, narrator Nick Carraway remarks, "You can't repeat the past." To which Jay Gatsby replied, "You can't repeat the past? Why of course, you can."