Lincoln County was snowbound over the holidays

January 10, 2019

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During the recent winter storms, roads were covered with heavy snow, ice, and large drifts, making them impassable across much of southwest Minnesota. Pictured above, a local tractor was called to clear U.S. Highway 14 because of a large drift covering the entire road, which blocked traffic on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018.

By Shelly Finzen

The winter of 2018-2019 may be remembered for the heavy snows that have fallen across the region. A winter storm blan­keted Lincoln County with sev­eral inches of snow on Dec. 27- 28, 2018, and was followed by a second storm that included high winds which caused severe drift­ing on Dec. 31-Jan. 1.
The Dec. 27-28 snowstorm that hit Lincoln County extended up to the Canadian border, ac­cording to CBS. Their forecast map showed a Winter Storm Warning that covered Lincoln and Lyon Counties, then traveled through the state to the north­ernmost border…

For the full story, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.