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State Patrol: 600 Crashes & Spinouts Thursday

More than half a foot of snow fell on the Twin Cities Thursday morning, causing nearly 600 crashes and spinouts, the State Patrol says, and it made for lots of work for auto repair shops.

01/30/2014

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Multiple Spinouts Close I-35 In Forest Lake

The alternating pattern of extreme cold and fresh doses of snow that’s held through much of January landed on snow during the worst possible time — the morning commute. Twin Cities drivers found themselves at the mercy of the white stuff Thursday morning.

01/30/2014

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State Patrol: 300+ Crashes, 100+ Spinouts Monday

Traffic was slow going Monday afternoon in many parts of the metro due to snow and icy conditions. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, there were more than 300 crashes statewide since 9 a.m., and more than 100 vehicle spinouts and cars in ditches. Shelly Walstrom ended up off the road on Highway 36 near Rice Street in Roseville. She says she waited an hour for help.

12/30/2013

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Treacherous Commute For Some, Snow Day For Others

It wasn’t so much the amount of snow covering metro roadways Friday morning – but the timing of it. The storm that moved across Minnesota overnight spared the metro from the heaviest amounts.

02/22/2013

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Winter Provides Best Driving Lessons For Teens

Winter driving in Minnesota can be a challenging and daunting task. There were 180 crashes statewide from the overnight and morning snowfall on Friday.

12/29/2012

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Wintry Weather Causes Headaches, Holiday Cheer

Besides the mashed potatoes and stuffing – Thanksgiving also served up some snow and cold.

11/23/2012

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Crashes, Spinouts From Another Dicey A.M. Rush Hour

It’s almost as if the snow is directly targeting heavy commute times lately. Once again, a morning rush hour was brought to a crawl due to fresh snow.

01/23/2012

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Patrol: Friday Snow Caused 682 Crashes Statewide

Another round of snow fell on a morning rush hour, making for some major traffic headaches.

01/20/2012