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Muddled history of the Snogo

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Folklore and facts met head-to-head on the history of Kandiyohi County's Snogo snowplow.

Many in the county Highway Department had believed the plow was purchased in January of 1941 in response to the historic Armistice Day Blizzard in November of 1940. That storm killed 49 Minnesotans and created 20-foot snowdrifts in Willmar.


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Dan Burdett
Dan Burdett is the community content coordinator at the West Central Tribune. He has 13 years experience in print media, to include four years enlisted service in the United States Air Force. He has been an employee of Forum Communications since 2005, joining the company after spending two years as the managing editor of the Redwood Gazette and Livewire in Redwood Falls. Prior to his current position, Dan was the presentation editor at the Tribune.
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