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Storm causes the district's rural students to be driven back to town


WILLMAR -- About 250 Willmar students were brought back to the city early Monday afternoon due to near whiteout conditions in rural areas.

Willmar's schools had closed at noon. Bus routes ran as usual in Willmar, but students who live outside the city were kept in town.

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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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