Officials said a St. Paul elementary school is closed Tuesday due to a heating issue within the building. Toya Stewart Downey with St. Paul Public schools said classes will not be held at Battle Creek Elementary on Tuesday because the building does not have heat.
For the second day in a row, hundreds of schools in Minnesota are closed because of extremely cold weather. A bank sign in Champlin was flashing 25 degrees below zero overnight. Many school districts said they were concerned about kids waiting outside for buses Tuesday morning, so they played it safe and canceled classes.
A high school west of the Twin Cities was closed Monday morning and students were sent home following an issue with a heating system, district officials said.