No significant protest activity occurred.  A snowstorm began late in the day on January 1 and continued throughout January 2nd.  A total of approximately 8 inches of snow accumulated in the Bismarck/Mandan area with total snowfall for the winter now at approximately 50 inches.  Temperatures fell with highs to be around zero for most of the coming week with wind chills to be as low as 40 below zero during the nights.