The first day back to school for many Minnesota kids is a cold one. Several school districts, including Anoka-Hennepin, Minneapolis and St. Paul started back up on Wednesday after a couple weeks of break and then two historically cold days.
The chilly temperatures are keeping many Minnesotans indoors during this winter break. Families might be feeling a little stir crazy, but there are several activities out there happening around town to keep the kids busy. For a taste of the tropics, many are flocking to the Como Park Conservatory in St. Paul, where it’s often 75 degrees and humid.
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The warm weather — and the lack of snow — are definitely affecting what we usually call winter break.
It promises to be a chilly Christmas break at the University of Minnesota. That’s because the University will be turning down the heat in most buildings to save money.
The University of Minnesota plans to shut down its campuses statewide over the winter break in a cost-cutting move.