Snowstorm brings travel to virtual standstill across large area of west central Minnesota
WILLMAR - First came the sleet and freezing rain, then came the snow.
Travel came to a standstill across the region Sunday as a large winter storm dumped several inches of wintry precipitation over much of Minnesota. The heaviest snow fell in a large swath across the central part of the state, where many towns got half a foot or more of new snow.
“Tough shape” is how a dispatcher at the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office described road conditions Sunday .
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