Arctic blast puts area in deep freeze

Extreme winter is here, with temperatures down to -24º Monday and not
much of a break since then. Brilliant sundogs appeared Wednesday
morning on either side of the sun. Times photo by Whitney Robinson

Frost line descends below pipes, causing breaks

Plumbers busy


Record low temperatures over New Year’s weekend and a dry winter have caused dozens of pipes to burst in Storm Lake, according to the Iowa State Climatologist.

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