Crews had not finished restoring power in Bemidji and parts of the Iron Range after Monday night's storm when a follow-up storm lashed the area on Wednesday. Now several thousand customers are without power in cities including Grand Rapids, Bemidji, Mountain Iron, and Deer River. Officials say it could take as long as three days to get the electricity back on.
Whiteout conditions close I-90, other roads in southern MN
Parts of Interstate 90 is closed because of the ongoing blizzard.