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Tony Mann of St. Paul Park heaves a heavy snow and slush as he clears his driveway in the 1700 block of Summit Ave. It was tiring work. "I won't go for my walk today," Mann said, "but at least I'm getting my exercise shoveling." Bulletin photo by Scott Wente

Storm makes for sloppy start in Cottage Grove area

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The overnight mix of snow, sleet and rain slowed the Wednesday morning commute and left south Washington County residents and plow operators with a heavy, wet mess.


The storm started with rain Tuesday afternoon and turned to a icy, slushy mix in the evening. A small amount of snow fell, and the National Weather Service called for a possibility of 2 to 4 inches of snow during the day Wednesday in the Cottage Grove area.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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