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More than 15 inches of snow had already fallen in Worthington by Christmas Day, blanketing City Hall and the downtown area and causing people to rethink holiday travel plans. (Kari Lucin/Daily Globe)

A very white Christmas

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WORTHINGTON -- The Christmas Blizzard of 2009, powered by a merger of two separate storm systems, dumped more than 15 inches of snow on southwest Minnesota, brought holiday travel to a standstill, caused a 14-hour power outage in Slayton and cost the City of Worthington alone about $50,000 in snow removal costs.


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