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This vehicle came to a rest in fresh snow Thursday at the intersection of County Road 10 and Minnesota State Highway 71 after colliding with a plow. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

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WILLMAR — West central Minnesota got — what many hope is — the last blast of winter this week in an April storm that dumped nearly a foot of snow in some areas.

Blowing snow early in the morning that reduced visibility, along with melting snow that resulted in icy roads, put highways in the difficult to hazardous category for travelers, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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