An icy Christmas

Dangerous ice storm strikes part of the state


January 1, 2024

Nature-made ice rink: Lisa Wallace posted this photo of her yard in New Rockford, which was covered in ice, on Facebook Wednesday evening.

Every holiday season people wish for a white Christmas, but this year local residents and most of eastern North Dakota got a little more than they bargained for.

The first local reports of freezing drizzle came in at around 10 p.m. Christmas evening and continued through the night.

By morning, much of the state had been caked in a thick sheet of ice, creating treacherous travel conditions, roa...

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