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ST. PAUL, Minn. - In anticipation of the "The Coolest Celebration on Earth", members of the Winter Carnival Royal family Saturday unveiled the 2014 St. Paul Winter Carnival buttons.

The event took place at Dixie's on Grand in St. Paul, Minn. as part of the annual Grand Meander celebration.

The four buttons feature King Boreas, Aurora Queen of the Snows, Vulcanus Rex and Klondike Kate.

The buttons were designed by Chad Peterson, a local artist and longtime Winter Carnival Ice Carving Contest competitor.

They can be purchased for $5 or four for $19 at area retailers and on the Winter Carnival website.

The carnival runs Jan. 23-Feb. 2, 2014 in downtown St. Paul.