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Storm hits area

The year’s first significant blizzard saw the Black Hills coated in multiple inches of snow over the weekend. For two days the skies stayed white, leaving behind very different scenes depending on location.

The highest level of snowfall recorded within the storm system was near Johnson Siding in Pennington County, SD, which saw 16 inches fall. Crook County wasn’t far behind in its top measurement, though: in Aladdin, a total of 12 inches piled up on the ground.

Six miles southwest of Beulah, 11 inches were recorded, while Colony and a mile north-northeast of Sundance both got seven inches in t...