Faribault, MN (KROC-AM News)- Traffic is down to one lane due to a jackknifed semi truck on a busy Minnesota interstate. 

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The major traffic disruption follows Southern Minnesota’s first major snowstorm in several weeks that made travel difficult on several of the state’s major roads. 

The State Patrol responded to more than 300 crashes during the winter blast between Wednesday morning and Thursday morning. MnDOT says a jackknifed semi is blocking the left lane on Southbound I-35 about three miles north of Faribault. 

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Images captured by a MnDOT traffic camera in the area showed the back end of the semi’s trailer blocking the traffic lane. The cab and rest of the trailer was in the median with the cab facing north. It's since been cleared from the left shoulder. 

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A second semi is also off the road in the right-hand ditch in the same area. Officials are allowing southbound drivers to navigate the area, however the lane closure is prompting a lengthy backup. 

Motorists are encouraged to see alternative routes until first responders can clear the scene. The lane closure is tentatively scheduled to end around 12:30 p.m. Thursday. 

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It’s unknown if any injuries occurred. MnDOT says I-35 through southern Minnesota is described as partially covered with snow and ice as of late Thursday morning.

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Growing up, our family movies included Grease (my parent's favorite movie), Bill and Ted, and Back to the Future. Now, with my spouse and kids, our family movies include Twister and Wall-E in heavy rotation. We also have long been obsessed with the Grumpy Old Men films. 

The movie Grumpy Old Men, and its sequel, take place in Minnesota. They’re about a pair of lifelong frenemies, Max and John, played by Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon. They’re a couple of grumps living their retirement ice fishing and tormenting each other.

The movie was written and directed by Hastings, Minnesota native Mark Steven Johnson. And he made The Land of 10,000 Lakes one of the stars of the film.

The 1993 movie was shot in Minnesota, mainly at locations around Minneapolis and St Paul. Which means many of the locations are still there. So, we decided to take a Grumpy Old Men tour and see where they filmed this classic.

Gallery Credit: Ben Kuhns