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Conditions perfect for St. Paul Park's annual sledding day

As snowflakes melt in her hair, Angel Tauthier takes a break from sledding during St. Paul Park's annual sledding event.1 / 4
Romeo Perez, chair of the city's Parks and Recreation Commission, leads a small army of children as they carry a toboggan up the hill for another run. Bulletin photo by Judy Spooner2 / 4
There was indoor fun as well during the annual sledding event as Cash Rainey got warm inside the St. Paul Park Fire Department. He got his own firefighter hat and treats. Bulletin photo by Judy Spooner3 / 4
St. Paul Park City Council Member Sandi Dingle enjoys a sledding run with her grandson, Carter Faulkner. When asked if he wanted to go inside for cocoa or slide down the hill again, Carter replied: "Go again, Grandma." Bulletin photo by Judy Spooner4 / 4

Sunday afternoon had everything anyone needed for outdoor fun. The temperature was reasonable, the sliding hill at the St. Paul Park City Hall had packed, icy snow and new snow was coming down to make the hill even faster for the city's annual sledding party. The hot cocoa and cookies served up in the fire department, along with tours of the fire hall, were added treats.

Judy Spooner
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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