December 9th, 2009

Southeast Minnesota turns into one big snowball

By Kelley Luckstein

When the going gets tough, the tough get plowing.blizzard-09

 

The going certainly got tough Tuesday when a massive blizzard began blasting the area. About 200 Minnesota Department of Transportation plow drivers got going in the southeastern district, said Dave Redig, district maintenance supervisor with about 40 years experience with such storms…

 

Mayo Clinic in Rochester made a "winter weather declaration" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, activating the clinic's emergency staffing plan. All Mayo Clinic health system sites are operating with "business as usual," Mayo Clinic said…

OMC and Mayo Clinic reported no storm-related injuries Tuesday or this morning.

Post-Bulletin, by John Weiss 12/9/09

Tags: emergency staffing plan, Mayo Clinic Rochester

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