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The Halloween Blizzard of 1991

On Oct. 30, 1991, no one in Minnesota foresaw a blizzard. Local meteorologists predicted a few inches of snow. The snow began to fall in the early to mid-afternoon of Oct. 31 and fell steadily for almost three days.

Snowfall totals from the Halloween Blizzard

Sherlock Holmes visits St. Paul

An exhibition devoted to the character of Sherlock Holmes, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the late 19th century Victorian period, celebrates scientific inquiry, innovation, and the long-rooted collaborations between police and scientists.

Sherlock Holmes: The Exhibition opens on Oct. 20, 2022 at the Minnesota History Center.