After the snow, here comes the coldMinnesota News
-- Add some searing cold to all that snow.
Add some searing cold to all that snow. The National Weather Service says wind chills will remain in the 15- to 25-below range most of this morning over the western half of the state. Safety reminders include wearing a hat and gloves -- while remembering not to stay out in the elements for too long at one time.
As you might guess, there are many Minnesota school districts either closing school today or starting late. Parents are urged to log onto their local district's website to check their status. In addition, many colleges and universities have altered schedules today -- along with specialized classes and programs normally held today across the state.
The State Patrol says more details will soon be released on a fatal accident in southeastern Minnesota. The crash, shortly after midnight, involved a semi on Highway-61 in Goodhue County.
A girl is in critical condition at the hospital after falling into a swimming pool in the Twin Cities suburb of Richfield. On Sunday morning, a six-year-old girl fell into a partially-filled in-ground pool. Her eight-year-old cousin jumped in to help but it took two officers to pull them both out. The boy is okay but the girl was unconscious and needed C-P-R. Investigators are looking into why the pool was uncovered.