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Scary Winter Driving

Guess where these pictures were taken…

Did you guess just 35 miles east of Portland? Well, maybe you did if you saw the “Ainsworth State Park” road sign in one of the pictures. 193 more words


State Patrol: Icy Conditions Cause Fatal Crash In Carver County

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Icy conditions were a major factor in a broadside crash west of the Twin Cities Tuesday night that killed on driver and sent another to the hospital, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. 134 more words


My Feline Family and a Special Moment

An ice storm hit late yesterday afternoon. It caused a slight panic starting around 3:00 pm but actually helped me get home slightly earlier for my feline family, though at the cost of Japanese class being canceled. 360 more words


Thoughts on The White Stuff

Okay, so here it is into the third week of March… a time when I am used to feeling the warm sun shining on my head, smelling fresh breezes with the scent of apple blossoms, and seeing the awesome beauty of daffodils, and dogwoods just starting to bloom. 619 more words

Trogo: Sumthin Ta Chaw

Snowy & Gorgeous

I am so ready for spring, and yet we got another snowstorm last night through today. It is easy for me to start to lose the beauty of winter as it seems to drag on longer than I would like. 194 more words


1 Seriously Injured After Collision With Garbage Truck

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One person is in critical condition after a crash Monday morning that’s being partially blamed on the icy road conditions.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 32-year-old Nadifo Hashi, of Minneapolis, was driving north on Interstate 35W at 46th Street when he lost control and spun out. 69 more words


Beet Juice, A Solution For Icy Roads

Beet juice is currently used as a supplement by public works to reduce ice accumulation on roads. Many towns are running low on road salt, while other towns are concerned about the harmful effects of salt accumulating in soil and waterways. 17 more words