OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Historical Snowstorms and Blizzards
I've written about the Children's Blizzard today, but decided to put it into Reprint because of the focus on history.
I'm very glad that the blizzard we had over the weekend did not kill 250-500 peop... Posted on 1/13/13 at 7:20 PM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Bridgehunter Chronicles supports the victims of Superstorm Sandy
We have seen many disaster films where megastorms, whether they are hurricanes, snowstorms, sandstorms or a combination of them and then some burrow in on the cities, destroying buildings, places of i... Posted on 10/30/12 at 6:04 PM
REPRINT 1961: A Window to Spring
Worthington shoppers wander wistfully by a storefront selling spring clothing during a blizzard in 1961. I think a lot of shopping for spring clothing is about wishful thinking.... Posted on 2/8/11 at 11:00 AM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Dearest Mother Nature
Dear Mother Nature,
Thank you kindly for dumping 10 inches of snow on my hometown on Saturday. It looks so pretty outside my windows. Oh, wait a minute, I guess Im incorrect there. What I see is snow... Posted on 12/12/10 at 3:38 PM
Snow blowers, coveralls, propane in high demand
WORTHINGTON — Finding a way to get a pizza delivered during a major weekend snowstorm doesn’t sound like an emergency to most people, but it was one of the many calls local dispatch took during the height of Saturday’s blizzard.
Worthington tops area with 10 inches of snow; gusty winds add to havoc
WORTHINGTON — And to think more than a week remains until the official first day of winter.
This just in: The calendar means nothing. Mother Nature, in emphatic fashion, let the region know just that over the weekend.
Winter weather spanned from southwest to Duluth
WORTHINGTON — A mid-autumn storm slammed into Minnesota starting late Friday night, blanketing the state from its southwest corner all the way up to Duluth, leaving the Twin Cities a mess of traffic and causing one car to slide into a lake in Cottonwood County.
1 p.m. Update
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The freezing drizzle and rain will mix with and eventually change to snow this afternoon as temperatures cool, and will turn into heavier snow late this afternoon and evening, the National Weather Service stated.
WESTBROOK— An impromptu slumber party at Westbrook-Walnut Grove schools ended well, with all students being delivered home safely Tuesday morning, reported a slightly sleepy Bill Richards, principal at Westbrook-Walnut Grove High School.
WORTHINGTON — Sure, the shivers and snow aren’t fun, but extreme cold weather can cause more than just inconvenience. It can be dangerous, too.
Even local postal carriers were retreating from the snow-covered streets by late Thursday morning.
Absolutely no travel advised
WORTHINGTON – At one point Thursday, it took three dispatchers to keep up with calls coming into the Nobles County dispatch center. A majority of the calls were asking about road closings and conditions, according to Worthington Police Captain Chris Dybevick.
High snow banks at local intersections dangerous for drivers
WORTHINGTON — As southwest Minnesota and the surrounding region continued to dig itself out after the Christmas snowstorm, local law enforcement asked travelers to continue driving cautiously and paying attention to road conditions.
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