The first major winter storm hit the Cove region this week dumping approximately six inches of snow between Sunday evening, Jan. 16, and Monday morning, Jan. 17.
Municipal road crews were ready in advance and hit the streets when the storm began, working throughout the night plowing and salting as a steady snow fell.
Freedom Township Roadmaster Ed Bender said a plan was in place to tackle the storm and that everything went as expected.
“The storm came in like we wanted it to,” he said. “We had a pretty good idea of how to approach it.”
Bender said crews first hit the streets at arou...