Photo of the week

The ol’ boiling water trick on a cool Minnesota day.

Valley News reader Randy Monnens captured the spiral of boiling water being tossed into the air on a cool Minnesota day.

Monnens captured the image Feb. 15 with an Insta360 One R camera. The high temperature was 0 degrees Fahrenheit that day in Shakopee.

The Shakopee Valley News publishes the best photo from readers every week. To enter our contest, submit your photo with a caption by Friday each week to Please include the name of the photographer, where it was shot, and what kind of camera you used (if you wish).

The prize? Getting the photo printed in the paper and online. What could be better? So get snapping!