Ice closes I-94 in northwestern Minnesota

The State Patrol closed down Interstate 94 after at least four semi trucks slid on the icy road, causing traffic backups for miles. The Forum reports at least 100 motorists were temporarily stranded by the interstate closure.
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The State Patrol closed down Interstate 94 after at least four semi trucks slid on the icy road, causing traffic backups for miles. The Forum reports at least 100 motorists were temporarily stranded by the interstate closure.

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