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Max Hegna, 6, left, and Sam Hegna, who turns 4 on Friday, enjoy a milder-than-expected day Tuesday by sledding at Robbins Island, a city park in Willmar. The boys were there with their father, Jon Hegna of Willmar. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)

What a difference a day makes: Paynesville, Minn., records lowest temp before afternoon rebound on New Year’s Day


CHANHASSEN — The coldest actual temperature recorded overnight Monday into Tuesday was 21 degrees below zero at Paynesville Municipal Airport.

According to preliminary data from the National Weather Service in Chanhassen, the mark of 21 below was tied by a 21 below reading at Flensburg in Morrison County. Paynesville’s low temp was recorded at 3:34 a.m. Tuesday.

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