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Hockey Day aims for winter carnival atmosphere |  Local news

Hockey Day aims for winter carnival atmosphere | Local news

When Hockey Day Minnesota arrives in Mankato later this month, most southern Minnesota residents are likely to be a little startled. The 15-year-old event has grown to the point that its name is now about two-thirds misleading. Sure, Hockey Day Minnesota still takes place in Minnesota. But while “hockey” remains the centerpiece, Mankato’s version of …

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Chicken bouillon cocktail is the warm winter drink you are missing

Chicken bouillon cocktail is the warm winter drink you are missing

Photo: Sally Anscombe (Getty Images) This fall, football returned to Wrigley Field for the first time in 11 years, and many more college games are planned there in the coming years. Although a winter soccer match is among the coldest outdoor activities in the Midwest, there is one drink that will keep you comfortable throughout. …

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The Winter Classic can be ranked as the coldest outdoor game in NHL history

The Winter Classic can be ranked as the coldest outdoor game in NHL history

But the NHL and Minnesota Twins, the Major League Baseball team that runs Target Field, are ready to help keep fans, workers, and teams as comfortable as possible. There will be 40,000 hand warmers, plus places to warm up and soup at concession stands. The penalty boxes will be hot seats in more ways than …

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