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.
More Cars Towed In 2nd Day Of Snow EmergencyThe cars are still arriving at impound lots as the latest snow emergency draws to its close in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Minneapolis reported that 641 vehicles were towed during day two of the three-day snow emergency.
St. Paul Woman Tries to Drive Away While Connected To Tow TruckSome people will do just about anything to avoid getting their car towed. A woman noticed her car being towed just after 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon on the 600 block of Burr Street in St. Paul.
Minneapolis, St. Paul Tow 1,300+ Vehicles In Snow EmergencyHundreds of Twin Cities drivers are ending the year with a little less money in their pockets. Minneapolis officials say 670 vehicles were towed in Minneapolis alone after Tuesday night's snow emergency, while St. Paul towed over 700. Minneapolis and St. Paul combined issued thousands of parking citations.
St. Paul, Minneapolis Declare Snow EmergenciesThe latest round of overnight snow across the Twin Cities has caused a few communities to declare snow emergencies. The City of St. Paul joined Bloomington, Lonsdale, St. Louis Park, Mendota Heights and Osseo after four to five inches of snow fell late Friday night and into Saturday morning.
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.
Metro Towing Numbers Spike With Heat WaveLocal tow operators report a bittersweet surge in business due the heat wave that grips the Twin Cities. In fact, one major player in the metro towing service scene, Bobby & Steve's in downtown Minneapolis, reports a near doubling of business since the heat wave began Sunday.
Storm’s Aftermath Causes Headaches For Drivers, Injuries For WalkersArea streets have improved the day after the big snow storm, but they’ve also become snow packed and ice covered.
Nearly 2K Vehicles Ticketed, 795 Towed In St. PaulSeveral St. Paul residents are a bit poorer today.
Man Seeks Class-Action Suit Against Cedar TowingThere is more trouble for a Minneapolis towing company after a Ramsey County man filed suit against Cedar Towing, seeking class-action status.