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Snow removal crews clear the parking lot Thursday at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway depot in Willmar. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

School Board will discuss how to make up snow days at Feb. 10 meeting


WILLMAR — Willmar’s schools were closed Thursday, the sixth time this month that weather has closed schools for the district’s 4,100 students.

Closing school was not something Superintendent Jerry Kjergaard wanted to do, but snow and wind made driving conditions treacherous Thursday morning, he said. The district always sets its calendar with the understanding that school will be held on some planned days off to make up for snow days.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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