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City crews remove snow from residential areas following two snowstorms that moved through the Willmar area last month. In a report this week to a council committee, the Public Works department said 41 inches of snow has fallen since Nov. 29. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Committee hears snow removal stats and so far it's been an arduous winter

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The city of Willmar rec-eived approximately 41 inches of snow from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1 compared with about 25 inches for the same period one year ago. The City Public Works Department has already declared five snow emergencies, compared to the five to seven snow em-ergencies typically declared all winter.

These and other snow rem-oval-related statistics were re-ported by Public Works Director Holly Wilson to the City Council's Public Works/Safety Committee on Tuesday.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
(320) 235-1150
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