school closings

Each fall I use this space to point readers to weather cancellation/delay information, and each year I hope we never have to utilize that option. Until last winter, with its myriad cancellations and delays for dangerously cold temperatures, things had been relatively quiet on the weather front. However, forecasters suggest that this winter may be […]

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To protect Minnesota schoolchildren from forecasted dangerously cold weather, Governor Mark Dayton announced today (Jan. 3) that all of the state’s K-12 public schools will be closed next Monday, Jan. 6. The National Weather Service predicts that most of the state will experience the coldest temperatures in a decade next Monday, with lows reaching -30 […]

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It’s coming up on winter in Minnesota and school closings and delays, though something we try to avoid, are a fact of life sometimes. On those occasions when a closing or delay may be an eventuality, our transportation department is watching and testing conditions closely overnight so any necessary announcements can be made well in […]

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