Weekend snowstorms cost thousands of dollars in overtime pay
WILLMAR -- Weekend snowstorms can be fun for kids, skiers and snowmobilers, but time-consuming for public works departments and expensive for taxpayers.
Just about every snowstorm that's hit this year has happened on a weekend.
That has cost Kandiyohi County taxpayers thousands of dollars more to clear snow from the county's 650 miles of roads than during a weekday because of overtime wages.
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