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Foot of snow presents challenges reminders

By Brad Hicks, Publisher

ALGONA—It’s been a mild winter by north Iowa standards. Through the middle of last week, Algona had received no more than six inches of snow, less than half of an average winter to that point.

Friday took care of that.

The city received – depending upon who you ask – 10 or 11 or 12 inches of snow from about 4 a.m. to 11 p.m. It put some of the city’s services and operations to the test.

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