MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Dayton orders state's schools to close Monday due to weather
ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton is closing schools Monday because of predicted frigid weather.
“The safety of Minnesota’s schoolchildren must be our first priority,” Dayton said. “I have made this decision to protect all our children from the dangerously cold temperatures now forecasted for next Monday. I encourage Minnesotans of all ages to exercise caution in these extreme weather conditions.”