Mankato Hard Hit by Raging Blizzard; City Cut Off From Outside World; Trains Held Up (reprinted from Mankato Free Press, January 29, 1909, p.1)
Traces one of the worst blizzards that ever isolated the city, following the day-long rain that isolated the area. Includes two pages of snow and flood photographs from early 1951.
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