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Bemidji cancels classes, travel remains difficult
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

BEMIDJI - The region remains in a winter storm warning Monday morning and Bemidji Area Schools cancelled classes for the day.

The Beltrami County Emergency Management Department said plows were pulled from roads late Sunday. Numerous vehicles were stranded, some blocking roadways, as new snow totals ranged from 8 to 14 inches across the area.

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The National Weather Servie said new snow is expected to be a half inch or less. Blowing snow also will continue as the winter storm warning remains in effect until noon.

In open areas, visibility is reduced to as little as one quarter mile.

 
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Steve Wagner
Grand Forks Herald Editor Steve Wagner can be reached at 701.780.1104 and swagner@gfherald.com. He joined the Herald in April 2013, and previously worked as editor at the Bemidji (Minn.) Pioneer and in several newsroom roles -- including news director, investigative reporter and cops/court reporter - at The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. His experience includes extensive reporting related to Dru Sjodin's disappearance and the federal death penalty case for her murderer, Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., along with projects about immigration, the fatal 2002 train derailment in Minot, N.D., and the 20th anniversary of Gordon Kahl's massacre of U.S. marshals. Wagner also worked as a reporter at newspapers in the Twin Cities and Iowa. In his spare time, Wagner is an avid runner and occasionally writes about his experiences on his blog, Addicted to Running.
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