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News Release
Oct. 4, 2012



MnDOT District 2
3920 Highway 2 West
Bemidji, MN, 56601


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Blowing snow creates difficult to hazardous driving conditions
No unnecessary travel advised until conditions improve


BEMIDJI, Minn.— (9:30  a.m.) The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises no unnecessary travel  in the northwest area of the state  due to strong winds,  rain and blowing snow creating difficult to hazardous road conditions.


MnDOT snow plow operators are doing their part to make highways safe. Motorists should remember to:



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