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Minnesota Power uses a truck to prop up a power line in Esko after a tree fell on it and knocked out power to the area for about four hours. Jamie Lund/

When it rains - it snows!

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Call it “wintry mix,” “freezing rain,” or “slushy snow,” it’s all pretty much the same. And that’s what constituted the latest blow dealt the area this week — with more than its share of powerful, gusty winds thrown in.


The collateral damage was noticeable. Garbage cans were scattered all over the neighborhoods, trees and branches shattered into the streets and power lines, and roads once again posed a hazard for motorists.

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