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A semi-trailer slid off the road on U.S. Highway 2 East Tuesday afternoon. With ice underneath the snow, the vehicle was unable to gain enough traction to get back onto the roadway without assistance. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Snowstorm blankets Bemidji area

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A blanket of snow covered the Bemidji area Tuesday, prompting some early school closings and creating slippery road conditions.

The National Weather Service in Grand Forks, N.D., received a report that 6 inches of snow fell in Bemidji by 3 p.m. Tuesday, said Dave Kellenbenz, senior meteorologist.


"The worst looks to be over," he said around 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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