User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


36° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Keep an eye on slick roads through Tuesday  Download StormTracker

 

Weather Alerts

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

People Clear Several Inches Of Snow In Northeast

January 29, 2013, 5:26 PM by Erich Schaffhauser

People Clear Several Inches Of Snow In Northeast
ABERDEEN, SD -

With a lot of snow on the ground in the northeast by Tuesday morning, equipment cleared streets and sidewalks throughout the day.

The city of Aberdeen cleared emergency routes early in the morning, the downtown area at night and several residential neighborhoods in between. Before the plows came out, a lot of snow piled on roads.

"Got stuck as I turned onto the highway. It was a little interesting, you know, rocking the car back and forth," Nathan Fredrickson said.

And many others joined Fredrickson working to dig and sometimes spin out of the eight inches of fresh snow.

It took some work for NSU student Yvonne Freese to get her car out on the road Tuesday, and it didn't stay there for long.

"Well, I'm looking for my car. I went to class and an hour later it had been towed. So now I was told to walk around the streets to find my car," Freese said.

The city plowed throughout the day. Aberdeen's public works director calls the latest snowfall within the realm of normal. Every couple inches adds more expense to the effort but figures don't pass what the city plans to pay until snowfall amounts reach about a foot.

With a ticket on her towed car, the storm cost Freese $40 more than she planned.

"I was like, 'Oh, it'll be fine for an hour and I'll just go move it.’  But no; it's towed," Freese said.

After his one time getting stuck overnight, Fredrickson didn't have any more car troubles. Living on a snow emergency route, his street was clear by the time he left for work. All in all, he says he can't complain this time.

"Yeah, I think we can go ahead and do this once a year. We can keep it to once a year," Fredrickson said.

If his wish doesn't come true, the city should still be fine. Aberdeen budgets for five city-wide snow removal events and this is the first of 2013.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





RELATED STORIES


Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View weather

You may also like

Snow Totals From Sunday and Monday

12/16/2014 10:08 AM

Snowfall totals varied greatly across South Dakota. Pickstown in Charles Mix County was the biggest "winner" with 8 inches of snow.

Full Story
Storm Center Update - Sunday PM

12/21/2014 4:44 PM

A lot going on over the next several days as KELOLAND returns to winter conditions.

Full Story
Storm Center Update- Monday AM

12/22/2014 5:51 AM

We are tracking areas of rain this morning in much of eastern KELOLAND with pockets of snow in the northern Black Hills.

Full Story
Snow Prediction Update

12/17/2014 5:26 PM

Cold air has returned to KELOLAND; fortunately, we're getting a brief break from the snow.

Full Story | Watch
Storm Center Update - Sunday AM

12/21/2014 5:51 AM

The cold Canadian air will make it to KELOLAND Monday

Full Story


Events