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Blowing snow along Kandiyohi County Road 5 north of Willmar this morning made driving challenging at times. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange.

Road conditions are difficult, winter advisory to 4 p.m. in region


WILLMAR — Road conditions in much of west central Minnesota have deteriorated, making driving difficult because of drifting snow, reduced visibility and icy patches on many of the region’s highways.

According to the website by the State Department of Transportation, the difficult conditions include State Highway 23 from Hanley Falls north and U.S. Highway 71 from State Highway 7 north.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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