Lake Benton gets more than 8 inches in most recent snowstorm

April 12, 2018

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Lake Benton was near the top of the snowfall list last Sunday, receiving more than 8 inches.

By Shelly Finzen

Another heavy snow­fall hit the region Sunday, April 8. According to the National Weather Service, Lake Benton was near the top of the reported snow­fall charts in this storm, with a reported 8.5 inches. Brookings, South Dakota ranged from four inches at the lowest in the northeast part of the city to 9.5 inch­es reported in the south­west part of the city. Min­neota reported 6.1 inches, Marshall weighed in at 5 inches and Pipestone is listed as having received three inches.

For the full story and more photos, read this week’s Lake Benton Valley Journal.