Minnesotans Clean Up After Groundhog Day BlizzardTuesday's heavy snow fall caused the drive to and from work and school to take a lot longer than normal. Even with the slower driving, there were many accidents. The Minnesota State Patrol says at least 475 vehicles wound up in the ditch. Nearly 563 others were involved in a crash, and more than 50 people were hurt.
Snow Emergencies? 'Yes' For St. Paul, 'No' For Mpls.The City of Minneapolis will not declare a snow emergency Friday, but will send out plows to clear streets and alleys. St. Paul has declared a snow emergency effective 9 p.m. Friday night.
Good Question: How Do Cities Decide Which Roads Get Plowed First? With 900 miles of streets, it takes a good three days for about 70 Minneapolis plows to get the city curb-to-curb clean.