Remembering The 1991 Halloween Blizzard

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An aerial view of Minneapolis during the Halloween Blizzard of 1991.
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The Halloween Blizzard of 1991 started while children began trick-or-treating on a Thursday.
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An aerial view of Minneapolis during the Halloween Blizzard of 1991.
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The snow was so heavy and came so fast that some roofs couldn't handle the weight.
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Sweatshirts were created to commemorate the event.
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The snow made it difficult for anything with wheels to navigate local streets.
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The snow just kept piling up for three days during the Halloween Blizzard of 1991.
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People braved the elements, even on bikes.
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The best mode of transportation, if you had to venture out, was on anything that would skim across the snow.
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It took days for snow plows to reach local streets.
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While it was a nuisance for some, it was fun in the snow for others.
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WCCO-TV reporter Esme Murphy was covering the Halloween Blizzard for the station.
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WCCO-TV reporter Bill Hudson was covering the Halloween Blizzard for the station.
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Halloween Blizzard 1991
The snow was so heavy and came so fast that some roofs couldn't handle the weight.
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The police took to snowmobiles in order to assist those in need.
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The University of Minnesota had to close during the Halloween Blizzard.
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The University of Minnesota had to close during the Halloween Blizzard.
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The blizzard that lasted three days started on Halloween.
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