What cold? Minnesotans (mostly) embrace the extreme weather

  • Article by: COLLEEN KELLY , Star Tribune
  • Updated: January 23, 2014 - 1:34 PM

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Even for Minnesota, this has been a winter of extremes, with mandatory statewide school cancellations and wind chills plummeting to more than 40 degreees below zero. But Minnesotans are a stoic lot and mostly embrace the cold. We asked for readers' favorite ways to cope with extreme weather, and here are some of our favorite respones:

 

 

Meanwhile, in St. Paul, the Vulcans are working to create a giant snow slide for the Winter Carnival. Take a look:

 

Others, were not having it, and are taking a different approach to dealing with the frozen landscape we call home: 

 

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