Old Man Winter returns with one last (?) blast of snow…just in time for the holiday

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Just when you thought it was safe to pack away the parka for another year, winter returned to Kansas Thursday with cold temperatures and between 6 and 7 inches of snow in the Hillsboro area.

Marion County was
in the area of Kansas that received the most snow from the storm. In
the top right photo, snow piles on cars parked on Main Street in the
late afternoon. The lower photo illustrates the juxtaposition of
beautiful blossoms of spring blanketed with winter snow. When the time came to start the annual Kiwanis Club
Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, most of the snow was gone but the children
and parents who participated endured 24-degree temperatures to find
their favorite chocolate goodies among the remaining snow patches.

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