The Superior Express -

Area residents share their snowy memories


January 28, 2021

Shortly after 9 a.m., Monday morning, merchants cleared the sidewalks in front of their downtown Superior businesses. Above, snow is cleared from the entrance of the Farmers and Merchants Bank. The bank's drive-through and from Walt's Furniture. Only a few inches of snow had fallen at the time. By late afternoon, most of downtown Superior had closed including the grocery store and pharmacy. Motorists easily got stuck as snow covered a layer of ice.

After weeks of mild weather, this week's snow caught many residents by surprise. The snow caused long time residents to recall previous snow events. Some of the memories are fill with good memories but there are also memories of frightening times.

Tuesday afternoon this newspaper invited passing their time reading social media posts to share memories of past snow events. More than expected responses were received. We will try to weave some of those responses into the story which follows.

We will lead off with a near tragic story that had a happy ending for one family.

Elma Garner repo...

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