Waiting for the white stuff: lack of snow can be good for roads, bad for business
Holiday decorations sit on brown grass looking slightly less spirited; snowmobiles sit idle and lonely in dry sheds; and children's snow pants hang dry, unused and un-introduced to this year's unborn snowmen.
The area's "no-snow" event has some singing hallelujah and others praying to the snow gods.
The brown ground is pushing some budgets into the black, like the City of Detroit Lakes' Public Works Department.
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