A Viking jersey-clad snowman along Geneva Avenue in Oakdale was run over by his distraught owner after the hometown team lost a heartbreaker in the final seconds of a playoff game with the Seattle Seahawks.
The Bartz brothers, Austin, Trevor and Connor, complete their fifth snow sculpture outside their New Brighton house. This time, a giant octopus forming a tentacle archway over the stairs to their front door. (submitted photo)
The Holiday Tea at the Bruentrup Heritage Farm in Maplewood included a heartwarming surprise visit for 90-year-old tea attendee Christeen Stone, center, when Tina Irvin, left, hid out in the kitchen before coming out to serve her tea Jan. 9.