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Snowmageddon: 5-day blizzard piles on snow, paralyzes state


December 26, 2022

Local contractor Ryan Hager is seen here plowing snow west of 13th Street on Friday, Dec. 16. Photo by Nathan Price.

 For nearly a week, from Dec. 12 through Dec. 16, Foster County and much of the Great Plains endured one of the most severe and long-lasting blizzards in recent memory.

 Most of North Dakota was effectively shut down, as crews worked around the clock to clear city streets. Meanwhile, Monday's freezing rain and the near-zero visibility that followed often made county roads and highways impas...

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