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Several area schools close early today because of heat

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WILLMAR — Willmar Public Schools will dismiss students two hours early today, due to the anticipated extreme heat and humidity.

In addition, after school activities and athletic events have been cancelled.


BOLD and Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart schools will also be closing early.

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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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