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Wil Wenberg of Willmar drives his snow tractor up and down the full length of his block Friday to clear the sidewalks in northwest Willmar following the overnight blizzard. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Renville County towns open doors to 134 stranded motorists

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OLIVIA — Communities in Renville County hosted 134 motorists stranded by last night’s winter storm after motel rooms had filled.

The National Guard Armory in Olivia put cots out for 57 of the stranded motorists, while other communities opened the doors of community centers. Hector was host to 45 stranded motorists, according to the Renville County Sheriff’s Department.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
(320) 214-4335
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