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Lee Rients of Willmar uses his tractor to clear his driveway Sunday during the first major snow storm of the season.

Storm brings heavy snow to west central Minnesota

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WILLMAR — State highways were closed, plows were pulled off the roads and church services were cancelled Sunday as a powerful winter storm roared across west central Minnesota leaving more than a foot of snow — with some reports of a foot and a half of snow— in the area.

Many local schools will be at least two hours late this morning to give plows a chance to clear roads. Some west central Minnesota districts had already decided Sunday night to close schools today.

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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.
(320) 894-9750
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