After this morning’s painful — and unsuccessful — search around the driveway and environs for the morning paper, here’s something I didn’t expect to see on the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Web site. A clean map with no reported “incidents.”
But it’s not hard to see why (I694 at Lexingont):
Say what you will about Minnesota drivers, but there’s clearly a point at which they’ll stay put. This ice storm — said to be the worst in 20 years — is one of them.
That wasn’t the case, however, last evening:
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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