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Aurora, Queen of Snows: Melissa Hoffbeck, 35, of Burnsville (formerly of South St. Paul)

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St. Paul Winter Carnival has its royal family

  • January 29, 2013 - 11:19 AM

St. Paul Winter Carnival has its royalty.

Their highnesses, named Friday night, are:

Boreas LXXVII: Ted Natus, 74, of Maplewood

Aurora, Queen of Snows: Melissa Hoffbeck, 35, of Burnsville (formerly of South St. Paul)

Prime Minister: Matt Wallace of Eagan

Titan, Prince of the North Wind: Mike Maranda of North St. Paul

North Wind Princess: Jill Volkert of Hammond, Wis., a native of White Bear Lake

Euros, Prince of the East Wind: Mike Canine of Minneapolis

East Wind Princess: Shannon O'Brien of St. Louis Park

Zephyrus, Prince of the West Wind: Ryan Rutzick of Minnetonka

West Wind Princess: Carrie Paetow of Eden Prairie

Notos, Prince of the South Wind: Chris Stout of Minneapolis

South Wind Princess: Megan Erickson of West St. Paul

Klondike Kate: Anita Mack of St. Paul

Guard Captain: Bryan Johnson of Bloomington

Guard Sergeant: Christopher Villella of Little Canada

Guards: Tom Kreuser of Maplewood, Jeff DeKuester of Roseville, Chris Kruse of Anoka

Royal Coordinators: Kelly Karwoski and Brent Reykdal, both of Minneapolis

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