The Polk County Sheriff’s Department has issued a release, announcing that County Road 17 between Highway 2 and County Road 66 is closed.
According to the release, the department reports 5 foot snow drifts over the road at Grand Marais. Officials suggest using County Road 19 or Highway 2 if you have to travel to East Grand Forks.
Use caution if you need to travel on roads during a blizzard.
Make sure your vehicle has plenty of gas and have a winter survival kit in your vehicle.