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The sand supply for area roads is seen Monday at the Kandiyohi County Highway Department Maintenance facility in Willmar. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Road crews fight a losing battle against a layer of ice

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WILLMAR –– With bitter cold temperatures expected to continue for at least another day or two, highway maintenance crews are fighting a losing battle against a thick coat of ice that blankets many roads in west central Minnesota.


“It’s so cold, nothing is working,” said Denny Marty, maintenance supervisor for the Minnesota Department of Transportation District 8 office in Willmar.

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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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