Winter storm bears down on lakes area


A winter storm warning is in effect for central Minnesota with some of the heaviest snow expected in the Brainerd lakes area.

The National Weather Service in Duluth reported significant snow across much of Minnesota is likely and road conditions will deteriorate rapidly, particularly for Tuesday morning commutes. It’s been a tough storm for meteorologists to get a firm handle on with computer models giving different storm tracks.

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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