Snow Emergencies Lead To Hundreds Of Towed Cars In Minneapolis, St. PaulTow truck drivers are still picking up cars parked on unplowed streets and dragging them to the Minneapolis impound lot. It's been like that for nearly three days, ever since the city imposed a snow emergency, which is designed to get cars off the streets to allow plows to get rid of all the snow.
Cities Running Low On Salt During Extra-Snowy SeasonThis winter hasn't just been tough on our commutes and our psyche, it's been rough on city budgets, too.
Winter-Weary Minnesota Gets More SnowTemporary parking restrictions have been imposed in Minneapolis, St. Paul and several suburbs so plows can clear away as much as a half-foot of snow from the latest storm to hit winter-weary Minnesota.
Following Snow Emergencies, Cars End Up ImpoundedOn Wednesday morning, crews across the Twin Cities were working hard to clear all the snow from the streets after many of them declared snow emergencies. As always, that meant drivers needed to be extra cautious of where they parked, or end up getting towed.
St. Paul & Mpls. In Day 2 Of Snow EmergencyThe Twin Cities are each in their second day of snow emergencies Thursday following the three inches of snow that fell on Christmas Eve. In St. Paul, parking is prohibited on all Day Plow routes beginning at 8 a.m., which include all non-posted east-west residential streets and the non-posted side of north-south residential streets. In Minneapolis, there is no parking on the even side of non-snow emergency routes from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Snow Emergencies Lead To Busy Impound LotsSeveral residents of Minneapolis and St. Paul woke up Thursday with a big headache on their hands after their car got towed. Snow emergencies went into effect Wednesday night after our first winter storm dumped several inches of snow across much of the Twin Cities.
Snow Emergency Season Over In MinneapolisYes, it feels like winter today. But if you need more proof that spring is coming, consider this -- April 1 is the last day for declaring snow emergencies in Minneapolis.
Snow Emergencies Abound, But MnDOT Pleased With Quick Clean UpThousands of Minnesota students had the day off, dozens of flights were canceled and the cleanup is far from over after the Twin Cities got hit with about a foot of snow over the past two days, culminating with Tuesday's heavy downfall.
Busy Day For Snow Plow DriversEric Edgett has been plowing driveways and parking lots since midnight. With snow continuing to fall, it's likely to be hours before he gets a chance to rest.
Storm-Stranded I-94 Truckers On The Road AgainThings are getting back to normal around Minnesota and Wisconsin after a blast of winter weather.
Plenty Of Headaches Still Remain From Weekend SnowAfter the storm, people are still dealing with what it left behind. Hundreds of Minnesota drivers are left paying repair bills from crashes or impound fees from having their car towed.
Electronic Signs To Warn Motorists Of Snow EmergenciesA number of electronic signs should help alert motorists avoid getting ticketed and towed in Minneapolis this winter.