The figure skating championships are underway in St. Paul, bringing with it a grab bag full of traditions. One of these is throwing flowers and stuffed animals on the ice after a particularly moving performance.
MPR’s Nikki Tundel is working on a story about the behind-the-scenes thrill of it all, and she sends along this picture of what somebody tossed on the ice after a performance the other day.
We can’t figure out what the heck this is. Trash origami?
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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