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Students from Prairie Woods Elementary School in New London scurry to their buses Friday, where they were leaving for an extended weekend due to an Arctic blast that will drop temperatures into next week to dangerously low levels. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

‘Dangerous and historic’ cold snap leads to cancellation of Minnesota schools

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ST. PAUL — Weather forecasters say “a very dangerous and historic cold air outbreak” will cover the Upper Midwest early next week, prompting Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to take the rare action of closing public schools Monday.


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