Person walking in snow by sign for Cod Fish Dinner over sign for ST. PEDER'S EVANGELICAL, with bottom of sign covered by snow mound.

Breaking Bread on a Snowy Night

St. Peder’s traditional Danish cod fish/meatball dinner on the first Friday of March for 70 years. Photo: Carri Musil

shelves of tan and black leather hiking boots with window background

Winter Boots

Winter boots brightly lit by the storefront window. Photo: Michelle van Kuijk

A tree with orange leaves in a grove of bare trees in a winter landscape

Cold Sun

We can feel encouraged with the sun’s angle so strong. Photo: Roxanne Dunlop

Two dogs running forwards on snow

Snow Buddies

Sunny 10° feels warm enough for the dog park.

Field covered in show with sign for Dowling Community Garden with blue sky and clouds

Hibernating Garden

The Community Garden is blanketed with snow this winter. Photo: Dave MacCallum

Electric substation with sign reading Vintage, 3 blocks that-a-way with finger pointing icon, carn traffic and skyline in vbackground with red to blue sunset colors in sky

Vintage Winter

Seems like days of old, when we’d have see snow piled this high… Photo: Brian Donahue

Orange food truck with OPEN neon sign in windshield and TACO written across top next to a bus stop with red and white T logo.

T is for TACO

Hot tacos warm up a cold winter night. Photo: David Skarjune

Large bush covered with heavy snow in front of a tan stucco bungalow house

Weight of the World

Not sure how much more snow this shrub can handle… Photo: Carri Musil

car stopped at snowy intersection at night

It’s Snow Big Deal…

Our car could not make it into the garage. The snow was too slippery… Photo: Roxanne Dunlop

Glistening sun in blue sky against a bare tree bough and branches

Almost Spring Sun

Readying for battle against the heavy snow on this tree. Photo: Matt Schanback

oak boughs against a blue sky with some clouds

Budding hope

Oak tree in morning light. Photo: Dave MacCallum

man in yellow-green safety overalls by a ladder on a roof spraying steam from a long metal tool

Steamy Situation

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for removing ice dams. Photo: Brian Donahue

black and white image of melting ice pond in a park

Lake Longfellow

The big ice pond at Longfellow Park is melting mush… Photo: David Skarjune

Snow slab sliding off a table in a backyard of snow

Hanging On

Photo: Carri Musil

parking meter station with big Pay Here sign on top surrounded by mounds of snow on a sunny day

Can’t Wait for Spring

Footprints carving out a little area of snow in front of the pay machine. Photo: Michelle van Kuijk

Smiling woman with face lit by a birthday dessert with candle in a restaurant

What a Day to Celebrate

Enjoying the Chocolate Molten Lava Cake and a surprise candle aflame. Photo: Katie Simon-Dastych

two women preparing food at a stainless steel work station behind glass panels with a sign "Start Order Here"

More Tacos

Marí and Rosalba are serving wonderful freshly prepared tacos in the new Habanero Tacos Grill. Photo: Helen Miller

Leaves and water cover a concrete sidewalk

Sidewalk Flow

Water, leaves, and snow all coming together. Photo: Dave MacCallum

line of children with ice cream cones walking on a field from a Dairy Queen in the background

First Day of Spring

The first sign of spring was the sprouting line at the Dairy Queen. Photo: Brian Donahue

two smiling women at a buffet table serving themselves from a big pot

Chili Spring

Enjoying the Annual Last Bowl of Chili Before Spring at the Hook. Photo: David Skarjune

black and white photo of house

Days Gone By

Little did I know that my great-grandparents lived in Longfellow. Photo: Carri Musil

old stone fireplace outdoors

Old Stonework

An outdoor fireplace standing steadfast against the elements. Photo: Michelle van Kuijk

Spring Nest Building

Feathery friends are building a nest in a most unusual location… Photo: Julie Smith

two women and three children on a large playground teeter totter

Ladies and Babies

…with at least one declaring it a No Coats Day. Photo: Helen Miller

T Metro Blue Line train by station overhang with sign reading Track 2 TICKETS and tall gray grain elevators in background

Blue Line, Blue Sky

Light rail train shines against the grain elevators. Photo: Dave MacCallum

man tossing a frisbee towards a metal bucket with a 5 sign atop it

Disc Golf is in the Air

Disc golfers coming out of the woodwork now that the snow has melted… Photo: Brian Donahue

rushing waterfall into pool surrounded by icy cliffs with a blue sky overhead

Mighty Minnehaha

Rimmed by icy walls Minnehaha Falls is flowing fast and strong… Photo: David Skarjune

bungalow house under construction for second floor addition with red dumpster in street in front

Moving Up

Ever-changing community, changing this house to meet the needs of the family. Photo: Carri Musil

looking up at tall crane in front of a three-story building under construction with purple insulation on exterior walls

Crane Watch

Another big crane spotted in Longfellow this year. Photo: Michelle van Kuijk

green motorcycle with rusty sculpture replacing front wheel and handlebars to look like a praying mantis

Spring Peeper

Adaptive reuse of a motorcycle for yard sculpture. Photo: Jane Strauss