A view of Dec. 4 blizzard winds in northern Renville County
West Central Tribune associate Heather King was driving along on Renville Co. Road 5 when blizzard winds kicked up. This video was taken about 8:30 p.m. along County Road 5, about six miles north of Bird Island. She was returning from a concert school event at BOLD Schools in Bird Island. MnDOT District 8 issued a no-travel advisory later Monday night in McLeod, Renville and eastern Redwood counties, which lasted into Tuesday morning. Snow and strong winds had reduced visibility and created difficult and hazardous driving conditions.