Weather stymies trip home


Greenwood resident Mike Sawa had at least 12 potential flights home from Minnesota canceled between Sunday and Tuesday due to winter storms. He took a photo of some of his flight-change tickets.

Twelve times over three days, the same message came up on airport screens about what was supposed to be the man’s way home: flight canceled.

And Mike Sawa was back to trying again to find a flight that would take him the more than 600 miles from Minnesota to Greenwood.

Sawa visited his sister near Duluth on Jan. 2 to watch her children play hockey and go ice fishing. On Sunday, he began a three-day ordeal to get home.

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