Dickinson County Courthouse, Spirit Lake, Iowa

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Anniversary of the Blizzard of 1975
Wednesday, January 10, 2024
by DCEM PIO

On January 10, 1975, a severe blizzard, sometimes referred to as The Blizzard of the Century struck the upper Midwest, including Dickinson County. What started out as a warm day for mid-January quickly turned into a raging snowstorm complete with wind gusts over 60 mph and upwards of a foot or more of snow. MORE