Updated: 04/01/2014 10:37 PM
Created: 04/01/2014 3:56 PM WDIO.com
The wicked weather made a mess of many morning commutes on Tuesday.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, there were almost two dozen vehicles off the road and several injury crashes.
We spoke with some folks around Duluth.
Private plow driver Steve Inman said he was out and about around 4:30am. "It started snowing around 6, 6:30, and it was very slippery."
That's because Mother Nature gave us a dose of freezing rain first.
Some people said they just took it really snow, and were able to get around fine. "Unless you have to drive down a hill, then things are tough," said Jim Gaffey, who helped get his electrician friend driving a truck, unstuck from a snowbank.
MnDOT told us that they split their plow drivers' shifts, to prepare for the storm. And despite the fact they make good overtime money, they too, are tired of the snow.
Inman agreed. "My truck needs some work now, because of the winter." He's ready for a break too.
Minn. Man Charged with 59 Counts of Sexual Assault Arrested in Brazil
A Minnesota man wanted for 59 felony counts of criminal sexual assault from allegations that he abused young women while acting as their pastor was arrested in Brazil Friday.
Six Drug Overdoses in 24 Hours have Duluth Police Concerned
Duluth Police report there have been six drug related overdoses in a recent 24-hour period, and while there have been no deaths, they are concerned.
Esko Robotics Rookies Take on Regional Competition
The First Robotics Competition for high school students wrapped up at the DECC Saturday night, but while many veteran teams were taking on the challenge once again, one Northland team built and competed with its first robot ever...
Lake Superior Ice Show Goes Out With a Bang
It was the final weekend for the Lake Superior Ice Project Ice Show, and the community celebrated with a bang Saturday.
Local Families in Need Receive Free, Refurbished Cars
Three deserving families in Duluth got the keys to their very own set of wheels Saturday as recipients of Community Action Duluth's vehicle donation program. The vehicles were donated to the program, then refurbished by local Nappa AutoCare shops...