Updated: 02/21/2014 6:51 PM
Created: 02/21/2014 6:34 PM WDIO.com
By: Maarja Anderson
Just like many Northlanders, Chris Sundbom spent his morning digging out.
"Started off about 6:30 this morning doing mine and took a couple of hours to do that. I did all of the plowing, shoveling, and snow blowing," he explained.
He then had to go to work.
"It was about chest-high walking through coming in this morning." said Sundbom.
His business is T & C Hardwood Solutions. They were finishing up a job at a home so they had to shovel a path to pack up their equipment.
The snow came fast and hard, forcing many people to shovel more than sleep.
"I quit at about midnight last night and I started an hour ago," said Janelle Miller.
Heavy winds drifted snow, hiding cars and most anything under four feet.
William Koivisto tackled a drift taller than him.
"Just trying to open up the sidewalk from the garage to the house, it's the most I've seen here for years," he said.
Now with round after round of snow, the big question is, where do we put it all?
"There's nowhere to put it anymore," Miller explained.
"All year I've just been plowing and now today I had to go to snow blowing just to get it up and over the snow banks," said Sundbom.
Anderson Takes Top Spot in Tight Beargrease Finish
After more than 300 miles on the trail, musher Ryan Anderson and his team clinched first place in the 31st annual John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. His team of 11 pulled into the finish line at Billy's Bar in Duluth just before 3 a.m. Wednesday. This is Anderson's second full-distance win. He won the marathon back in 2011 when he beat out musher Nathan Schroeder by just 20 seconds
Close Finish Likely as Old Friends Anderson, Schroeder Near End of Beargrease
John Beargrease Marathon officials are expecting the first mushers to cross the finish line much earlier than usual this year.
Fleets Feeling Impact of Low Gas Prices
An average American drives about 28 miles per day, meanwhile Custom Cab's taxi drivers said they drive 240 miles, so for the dozen or so cabs the company has, these low prices mean high savings.
One Man Seriously Injured When Vehicle Rear-Ends School Bus, 45 Kids Uninjured
A 49-year-old Ashland man suffered life-threatening injuries after rear-ending a school bus near Ashland on Tuesday afternoon. However, none of the 45 children on the bus were hurt.
Victim Identified in Beltrami Co. Home Explosion
The Bemidji Fire Department says a propane gas leak appears to have been the cause of an explosion that destroyed a rural Bemidji home Monday, injuring one person. The person's condition has not been released.