The Minnesota Zoo will be in uncharted air space next week when it carries on without the bird expert who's been in Apple Valley since the zoo opened 34 years ago. Jimmy Pichner was instrumental in re-establishing trumpeter swans in Minnesota and guided development of the zoo's penguin exhibit. In his retirement he'll hunt and fish -- and watch birds.
Carleton College in Minnesota cancels all winter sports
Teams will still be allowed to practice and train, but no games.