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Do you have memories of the 1941 Ides of March blizzard?

Did you experience the Ides of March blizzard, the tragic Red River Valley blizzard that struck on March 15, 1941? If so, we'd like to hear from you. In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of that blizzard, the Herald will revisit the storm thr...

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FILE PHOTO: An icy edge to a slab of snow is backlit along an East Grand Forks street. (Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)

Did you experience the Ides of March blizzard, the tragic Red River Valley blizzard that struck on March 15, 1941?

If so, we'd like to hear from you. In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of that blizzard, the Herald will revisit the storm through memories and photographs.

That three-day blizzard claimed the lives of 72 people in the region, including three in Grand Forks, 38 in all of North Dakota, 28 in Minnesota and six in Manitoba.

If you have personal stories to tell from the blizzard, please email the Herald at news@gfherald.com . Include your name, address, telephone number. You also may call Herald reporter Kevin Bonham at (701) 780-1110.

Related Topics: RED RIVER VALLEY
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