Photos: Snowstorm ushers in March in Minn.

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1 Matt Wildenauer, left, and Paige Mattson snowshoe home after breakfast at The Neighborhood Cafe Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2013 in St. Paul's Merriam Park neighborhood. Mattson works with children and had the day off work due to the snow storm. 
2 A St. Paul resident uses a broom to clear snow from his truck Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2013 in the Merriam Park neighborhood. 
3 Ben Mooney shovels the sidewalk at his home along Marshall Avenue Tuesday morning, Mar. 5, 2013 in St. Paul's Merriam Park neighborhood. Mooney's wife Gina Tarara, not pictured, was helping him, but he said he didn't want her to work too hard because the couple just found out she is pregnant. 
4 Eight-year-old Anna Nowakowski, left, and her 12-year-old sister Ellie Nowakowski make their way back up a sledding hill Tuesday afternoon, Mar. 5, 2013 on the golf course at Town and Country Club in St. Paul. The two girls had the day off school due to the snow storm. 
5 Mike Flynn shovels snow to help free Dora Rojas' car after it got stuck in a rut while turning into an alley Tuesday, March 5, 2013, in Minneapolis as a winter storm dumped snow on much of the state. Tens of thousands of Minnesota students got a day off Tuesday as the second day of a slow-moving snowstorm made travel difficult across much of the region. 
6 Mike Flynn shovels snow Tuesday, March 5, 2013, in Minneapolis as a winter storm dumped snow on much of the state. 
7 A Minnesota Department of Transportation snowplow rumbles along Highway 169 north of Mankato, Tuesday, March 5, 2013, clearing some of the heavy snow that prompted the shutdown of schools and created hazardous driving conditions across much of Minnesota. 
8 Workers remove snow from cars at an auto dealership Tuesday, March 5, 2013, in Bloomington, Minn. left by a storm that is crawling east from the Dakotas and Minnesota toward Chicago which could bring up to 10 inches of snow in some areas. 
9 Eric, a Moorhead, Minn. man who did not give his last name, plays with an ATV after a snowstorm left city streets slick on Monday, March 4, 2013. 
10 A snow cairn in Moorhead, Minn. on Monday, March 4, 2013. 
11 A tow truck operator prepares to haul away a car involved in an accident on Interstate 94 in Fargo, N.D. on Monday, March 4, 2013.