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The Minneapolis Tribune provides fodder for the climate change partisans – a record high temperature for the Twin Cities that still stands 89 years later.
Golf Played and Robin Is
Seen – Heavy Rain Falls
at Grand Forks.
|Minneapolis streets didn't need a snowplow on Dec. 25, 1922. But this model, manufactured by the William Bros. Boiler & Manufacturing Co. of Minneapolis, appeared to be ready for Old Man Winter -- or a German invasion. (Image courtesy mnhs.org)