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Family sculpts 6-foot snowman

One River Falls Family had some fun with the snow Thursday afternoon, Feb. 20. From left are 14-year-old Hunter Omberg, mom Lee Sprute, 11-year-old Taylor Omberg and step-dad Josh Mills. Hunter attends Meyer Middle School. Taylor attends Greenwood Elementary.

As snow began to fall fast and furious Thursday afternoon, Feb. 20, one family made the most of the abundance of sticky snow and built a very large snowman.

The snowman was a little taller than 14-year-old Meyer Middle School student Hunter Omberg, who is about 6 feet tall. Omgerg built the snowman with his family; 11-year-old Taylor Omberg, mom Lee Sprute and step-dad Josh Mills.

The family lives on Union Street near the River Falls Public Library.

Gretta Stark

Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.

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