Snow Tapers Off After Winter Storm Dumps Over 9 Inches On SW Minn.Ready or not, winter is finally here in Minnesota. Snow fell throughout the night across the state, bringing impressive totals in the southwest. WCCO Weather Watchers reported 9.5 inches in Spring Grove and 8.2 in Alpha by Tuesday morning.
Patrol: Nearly 200 Crashes As Storm Moves OutAs the season's first snow storm moved out of the state, there were almost 200 crashes on Minnesota roads. Lt. Eric Roeske of the State Patrol said that of Tuesday evening there were 172 crashes and 140 spin-outs, which injured 30 people and killed two.
Light Sunday Snow Causes Crashes, Spin OutsAnother bitterly cold day across much of the state. In northern Minnesota, overnight lows fell as low as 35 below zero. And winter weather advisories are out for a large part of southern Minnesota from Worthington in the southwest to the Twin Cities area.
Tires Really Matter When It Comes To Winter DrivingThis weekend's snow was a rude awakening for many drivers. And lots of people will find themselves in body shops in the coming days.
Update: 183 Crashes, More Than 300 Spin-Outs In MNThe wet, sloppy mess outside has caused several accidents across the state, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

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