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News Release
January 18, 2013



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


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Blowing snow creating difficult driving in northwest Minnesota


BEMIDJI, Minn.— The Minnesota Department of Transportation cautions motorists to continue to drive with care this weekend as new snowfall and strong winds in areas of the northwestern part of the state are creating difficult driving conditions.


Some area roads have icy patches and blowing snow is reducing visibility.


Motorists should remember to:


For additional tips on safe winter driving, go to


For updated information on road conditions, visit or call 511.











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