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History-making Queen of the Snows: 'I love St. Paul, this is my home'

twincities.com — Posted: 01/24/2015 12:01:00 AM CST Updated: 01/24/2015 05:06:03 PM CST As a child of Nigerian immigrants growing up in and around the old Rondo Avenue neighborhood, Krystle Igbo-Ogbonna mostly experienced the icy side of the St. Paul Winter Carnival. "My mom would bring us to the ice sculptures at Rice Park," said Igbo-Ogbonna, a lifelong resident of St.

Crashed Ice from the air and the ground

In Mahtomedi, 1 dead after early-morning shooting

twincities.com — Posted: 01/24/2015 12:01:00 AM CST Updated: 01/24/2015 10:56:02 AM CST One person is dead and another is in custody following an early-morning shooting in Mahtomedi, according to the Washington County Sheriff's office. At 3:17 a.m. Saturday, authorities received a call of a shot fired in the area of Minnesota 244 and 75th St.
Jan 24, 2015

RT @PioneerPress: Park High School visual arts teacher dead after Mahtomedi shooting: pipr.es/1zHbI6C

Jan 24, 2015

Visual arts teacher from Roseville, Cottage Grove's Park High killed in early-morning shooting in Mahtomedi twincities.com/News/Breaking/…

2015 Winter Carnival Grand Day Parade

photos.twincities.com — It was a beautiful day for a parade as the 2015 Winter Carnival Grande Day Parade made its way down Seventh Street toward Rice Park in St. Paul on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 24, 2015.

Winter Carnival makes history with crowning of Queen of the Snows

twincities.com — Posted: 01/23/2015 12:01:00 AM CST Updated: 01/24/2015 07:41:16 AM CST The St. Paul Winter Carnival broke new ground Friday night at the coronation of Aurora, Queen of the Snows. During the ceremony at the RiverCentre in downtown St. Paul, Krystle Igbo-Ogbonna became the first African-American to wear the crown.
Jan 24, 2015

Twinsights: Brian Duensing "glad the process is over," agrees to $2.7 million contract for 2015 blogs.twincities.com/twins/2015/01/…

Jan 24, 2015

Twinsights: An energized Joe Mauer reflects on lunch meeting with new #MNTwins mgr Paul Molitor. blogs.twincities.com/twins/2015/01/…

Winter weather mix expected for Crashed Ice events, up to 4 inches possible

twincities.com — Posted: 01/24/2015 12:01:00 AM CST Updated: 01/24/2015 12:27:04 PM CST An "epic day in St. Paul winter history" is expected to draw more than 100,000 visitors to downtown St. Paul on Saturday, and those who stick around long enough will get a dose of classic Minnesota precipitation: The winter mix.
Jan 24, 2015

Afternoon will be mild as 100,000 visitors arrive in downtown St. Paul, but the departure? Expect 1-4 inches of snow twincities.com/localnews/ci_2…

St. Paul man dies 2 days after altercation with Brooklyn Center police

twincities.com — Posted: 01/24/2015 12:01:00 AM CST Updated: 01/24/2015 12:08:11 PM CST The daughter of a 57-year-old St. Paul man who died following an altercation with Brooklyn Center police is raising money to cover his funeral expenses and accrued medical bills. A visitation for Sinth Khottavongsa was scheduled for noon Saturday at Overcomer's Victory Church on Como Avenue in St.
Jan 24, 2015

Former Selby Avenue restaurant owner from Frogtown dies after Brooklyn Park police deploy stun gun twincities.com/News/Breaking/…

Twins' Byron Buxton on collision: 'I thought I was paralyzed'

twincities.com — Posted: 01/23/2015 12:01:00 AM CST Updated: 01/24/2015 12:57:35 AM CST After what Byron Buxton experienced last August, in his one and only career game at Double-A New Britain, you might assume he would avoid all replays of his harrowing outfield collision with Mike Kvasnicka.
Jan 24, 2015

ICYMI: Byron Buxton looks back at August collision: "I thought I was paralyzed." #MNTwins twincities.com/twins/ci_27385…

Jan 23, 2015

Twinsights: "I thought I was paralyzed," Byron Buxton says of Aug. 13 outfield collision. #MNTwins blogs.twincities.com/twins/2015/01/…

Pelicans 92, Timberwolves 84: Home skid hits 10

twincities.com — Posted: 01/23/2015 12:01:00 AM CST Updated: 01/23/2015 09:53:45 PM CST In a sordid season that already includes a 15-game losing streak, the Timberwolves now have a 10-game home losing skid after Friday's 92-84 defeat by New Orleans at Target Center. Despite two road wins in the previous 10 days, the Wolves have not won in Minnesota since Dec.

Coleman helps pitch Obama's middle-class proposals

twincities.com — Posted: 01/23/2015 12:01:00 AM CST Updated: 01/23/2015 12:34:29 PM CST St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is promoting President Barack Obama's "middle class economics" initiatives from the White House.
Jan 23, 2015

RT @FrederickMelo: At White House, St. Paul Mayor Coleman pushes paid parent leave, St. Paul College, "middle class economics" twincities.com/localnews/ci_2…

Jan 23, 2015

At White House, St. Paul Mayor Coleman pushes paid parent leave, St. Paul College, "middle class economics" twincities.com/localnews/ci_2…

Timberwolves: Dante Cunningham gets fresh start with Pelicans

twincities.com — Posted: 01/23/2015 12:01:00 AM CST Updated: 01/23/2015 07:38:16 PM CST After Dante Cunningham's felony domestic assault charge was dropped in August, the former Timberwolves forward turned free agent waited and waited for a second chance in the NBA.
Jan 23, 2015

Molitor on Mauer: "I don’t think he’s ever lost that edge. I’ve never doubted he is tremendously driven to win." blogs.twincities.com/twins/2015/01/…

Jan 23, 2015

Twinsights: Paul Molitor says Joe Mauer is "in a good place" after recent get-together. blogs.twincities.com/twins/2015/01/…

JAMF's Bushel thinks small for Apple device management

twincities.com — Posted: 01/23/2015 12:01:00 AM CST Updated: 01/23/2015 07:13:50 PM CST Aaron Hormann used to set up his company's employee iPhones and iPads one by one -- a laborious and time-squandering process. Technologies exist for automating a multi-device setup but are typically tailored for larger organizations, such as corporations, government agencies and school districts.