We have two choices as Minnesotans when it comes to winter: We can either surrender and hide under the covers, or embrace it.
The Bartz boys of New Brighton — Austin, Connor, and Trevor — have been making massive snow sculptures in their front yard (2777 16th Street NW) for the last few years and yesterday they completed the latest one, while showing the rest of us that we’re mostly doing winter wrong.
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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