Families Take Advantage Of Indoor Playgrounds After Cold Causes School ClosingsSchools across the state were delayed or closed down Thursday because of the arctic blast.
Walz: School Districts Will Not Be Penalized In June For Keeping Their Students SafeGov. Tim Walz says school districts will not be penalized at the end of the year for keeping their students at home during this historical bitter blast, as reported by the Pioneer Press.
Minnesota Weather: The Deep Freeze Is Almost Over, And Big Weekend Warm-Up Is ComingThe deep freeze that settled over Minnesota this week, dropping temperatures deep into the negative double digits, is set to begin moving out of the state Thursday, ushering in a big weekend warm up.
University Of Iowa Student Found Dead Amid Extreme ColdThe body of a University of Iowa student has been found on the campus in Iowa City, and officials say they believe his death was weather-related.