Christmas weekend blizzard batters region
December 29, 2022
By P.J. GLISSON
Christmas spirit was challenged last week when a lingering blizzard literally took the Gogebic Range by storm, causing multiple accidents and dropping nearly two and one-half feet of snow over four days.
“It was quite a storm,” said Iron County Sheriff Paul Samardich, who added that it was one of the worst that he can remember in the past quarter century. “It was difficult. I would say we had 25 to 30 weather-related accidents.”
“Mass chaos” was the description from Det. Jesse Yesney of the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office. “I’m 35...