Minnows aren't used to getting much attention opening week but this year is very different.
"For the first time in history of the fishing industry we don't have leeches," said Blue Ribbon Bait and Tackle owner Josh Stevenson.
The Twin Cities metro area caught a break from heavy snow while areas south of the metro were looking like a winter wonderland Thursday.
The metro area saw less snow accumulation than previously forecast because the storm shifted south and east.
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Another round of wintry weather returned Monday with the snow tapering off Tuesday morning.
KSTP.com traffic reporter Rusty Gatenby said roads were mostly wet with a few slick spots during the morning commute.
Tornado sirens sounded Thursday afternoon and evening as snow fell across the state.
The worst of the rare April storm is past.
However, light snow will continue to fall across the Twin Cities Friday.
KSTP.com Meteorologist Jonathan Yuhas said temperatures will remain below freezing and will make for some slippery spots on the roads and sidewalks.
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