Star Tribune Photography: March in photos

Photos by Star Tribune photojournalists during March, 2019. 

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Dessa and conductor Sarah Hicks moments before heading on stage for the second half of the concert. Dessa performed the first of two shows with the Minnesota Orchestra Tuesday night, March 26, 2019 at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis.
In January, Jerry Parson, 60, was forced to move into a senior home in Eden Prairie after his primary caregiver, his wife Joyce, suffered a stroke. Jerry, who has multiple sclerosis and no motion in his limbs, is now confined to a hospital bed most of the day. Here, Joyce visited Jerry at Castle Ridge Senior Living where Joyce comes to visit about twice a week.
With mild temps and plenty of snow, described by some as a bit sugar like and others as mashed potatoes, people snowboard at Buck Hill in Burnsville.
Terry McDaniel, middle, a self proclaimed "Winter Baby", built a 7 foot igloo in her backyard in South Minneapolis. Over 100 blocks make up the personal snow globe that has been the home to a 60th birthday for McDaniel. McDaniel hugs Ruby Orina, 6, during a visit Tuesday afternoon with her grandmother, Anne Tiller.
The Sand Creek in Jordan, Minn. has flooded its banks due to a large ice dam and cut off access to the Vally Green Trailer Park, Friday, March 15, 2019.
Members of Natives Against Heroin organized a vigil for Amber Hopkins that was attended by many of Amber's family members and friends as well as those, including strangers, who just wanted to recognize the young mother's life. Amber's mother Danita Torrence, left, is hugged by a well wisher during the ceremony.
A dog takes in the rainy day from a car parked along Nicollet Avenue on Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Minneapolis. Despite forecasts predicting nearly a foot of snow across the city, rain persisted well into the afternoon.
Tess Altiveros ,as Fiordiligi, left, and KrisAnne Weiss as Dorabella, try to hide behind magazines as their fiancŽs appear on the scene just after they married other men in a second act scene in "Cosi fan tutte."
Students from Wayzata High School participate in the Cool School Plunge, part of the Minneapolis Polar Plunge's Frozen Friday events at Thomas Beach on Bde Maka Ska in Minneapolis.
One of the thirteen piglets in a litter to a Yorkshire-Duroc crossbreed sow born on the 16th of March had its mom all to itself at the Minnesota Zoo's annual Farm Babies exhibit.
Rosita Rodriguez, a fifth grader from Shakopee, wears glasses that simulate the vision of a one-month-old baby in a sleepover at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul.
St. Cloud Cathedral goaltender Noah Amundson (30) tracked the puck as Greenway forward Mitchell Vekich (4) tried to swat it in past him in the second period in the MSHSL Class 1A boys hockey championship game Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn.
Edina celebrated their 2A championship victory against Eden Prairie in the boys' hockey state tournament Class 2A championship game on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn.
Holy Family defenseman Jaden Anderson (28) and defenseman Nikolai Charchenko (15) were dejected following their 3-1 loss to Eden Prairie in the section final of the Class 2A, Section 2 boys' hockey section final on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis, Minn.
Eden Prairie goaltender Axel Rosenlund (30) and Eden Prairie defenseman Keegan Langefels were dejected following their overtime loss to Edina in the boys' hockey state tournament Class 2A championship game on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn.
Wisconsin players celebrate at the end of the game after beating Minnesota 3-1 to win the WCHA Final Faceoff on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Ridder Arena in Minneapolis, Minn.
Matthew. Harfmann, from Kasson-Mantorville, wrestled Jake FitzPatrick, from Mahtomedi, during a Class 2A 132lb quarterfinal bout Friday. FitzPatrick won by decision 7-1.
Kellen Schauer, of Grand Rapids, right, wrestled New Ulm's Sean Howk in a Class 2AA 145lb quarterfinal match. Schauer won by decision 2-1.
Northwestern's Sebastian Rivera celebrates his 125 pound Big Ten Wrestling Championship over Spencer Lee of Iowa on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minn.
Alexis Pratt (0) of Stillwater fouled Jordan Morris (34) of Eastview in the second half of the Minnesota High School Prep GirlsÕ Basketball Tournament semifinals.
From left, Minnehaha Academy forward Trent Finney (23), St. Peter forward Brock Hanson (22), forward Bennett Theisen (21) and guard Carter Doose (40) battled for a rebound in the second half of the Class 2A state tournament quarterfinal game on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn.
Minnehaha Academy forward Telia Graham (35) battled a host of St. Peter defenders for a rebound in the first half of the Class 2A girls' basketball quarterfinal game on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the Maturi Sports Pavilion in Minneapolis, Minn.
Waseca's Ryan Dufault was fouled by Academy of Holy Angels' Max Gerstner as they battled for the ball during the second period of their matchup in the boys' basketball state tournament 3A quarterfinals, Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Williams Arena in Minneapolis.
Goodhue's team celebrated their 47-43 win over Menahga after their match-up of the Class 1A girls' basketball state tournament semifinals at Williams Arena, Friday, March 15, 2019 in Minneapolis, MN.