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Alongside news of two new mayors in south Washington County, the Bulletin's front page on Nov. 7, 1991 notes the aftermath of 29 inches of snowfall that began on Halloween.

20 years ago, historic blizzard buried south Washington County

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A wet snow started falling early on Oct. 31, 1991 as south Washington County readied for trick-or-treating and came down from the Minnesota Twins' World Series win a few days before.

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By the time it was over a few days later, nearly 30 inches of snow had fallen in the Twin Cities metro area and a freak, early-season blizzard had set the snowstorm standard for years to come.

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