Willmar calls snow emergency for downtown central business district, starts 10 p.m. Sunday

A snow emergency has been called for the downtown Willmar central business district

Willmar snow plow dumping snow
Willmar Public Works has called a snow emergency for the downtown central business district starting 10 p.m. Sunday.
Erica Dischino file photo / West Central Tribune

WILLMAR — All cars must be off the streets in the downtown Willmar central business district by 10 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, as the city has called a snow emergency. The emergency is in effect until 6 a.m. Monday.
The impacted streets are from First Street to Seventh Street Southwest and Trott Avenue to the U.S. Highway 12 bypass in downtown Willmar.
City parking lots can be used during the emergency for vehicles normally parked on the streets. Any vehicles left on the street are subject to ticketing and being towed at the owner's expense.
Those with questions may contact Willmar Public Works Interim Director Gary Manzer at 320-235-3827 or 320-491-7366 .

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Shelby Lindrud is a reporter with the West Central Tribune of Willmar. Her focus areas are arts and entertainment, agriculture, features writing and the Kandiyohi County Board.

She can be reached via email or direct 320-214-4373.

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