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Deb Kleven of Willmar is bundled up Thursday as she pumps gas at Little Dukes in Willmar. A cold front is moving across the area and likely will stick until the middle of next week. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Update: Arctic blast means no Minnesota public school classes Monday

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Update 1 p.m.

By Don Davis

ST. PAUL -- Frigid temperatures predicted for Monday led Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to cancel public school classes statewide for the first time since 1997, but local officials will make the decision if the cold snap continues into Tuesday.


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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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