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Northern Hubbard County got several inches of snow last weekend. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Minnesota Winter Hazard Awareness Week coming

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Minnesota Winter Hazard Awareness Week coming
Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

The Hubbard County Sheriff Emergency Management office reminds local citizens that Nov. 5- 9 is Minnesota's Winter Hazard Awareness Week. As the winter season arrives, the sheriff's office recommends all residents prepare themselves for extreme changes in weather, and preparedness for family safety.

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The Minnesota's Winter Hazard Awareness Week is designed to inform and prepare the public and encourages the proper protective actions to reduce the loss of life and damage to property when threatened by Minnesota's winter weather.

The days of the week are assigned topics as follows, Monday, winter storms; Tuesday, outdoor winter safety; Wednesday, winter fire safety; Thursday, indoor winter safety, and Friday, winter driving.

The public is encouraged to visit http://www.win terweather.state.mn.us/ for more information on winter driving and survival tips, fire safety information, and information from the National Weather Service on what to watch for with winter storms.

Also photos for the annual "What's Your Winter?" photo contest may be submitted.

More information can be found on the Hubbard County Emergency Management website. Any questions or concerns can be referred to Deputy Brian Halbasch at 732-2588 or bhalbasch@co.hubbard.mn.us.

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