Voting began Thursday on MnDOT’s “Name a Snowplow” contest.
Nearly 24,000 name suggestions were submitted, and now everyone can vote on up to eight potential names among 50 finalists.
Potential snowplow names include “Giiwedin,” the Ojibwe word for north wind, “Spirit of ’91” and “Lake SnowBeGone.”
In tribute to Minnesota-born musicians, “The Truck Formerly Known as Plow” and “Plowin’ in the Wind” are also among the finalists.
Each of MnDOT’s eight districts will have a newly named plow, with winners announced in March.
Voting is open now through Feb. 26 at 5 p.m.