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Students are heading back to school in the Dakotas

January 31, 2019

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Students are heading back to school in North Dakota and South Dakota.

Administrators say schools in Fargo and West Fargo will open at the usual time Thursday, but schools in Moorhead, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton and Thief River Falls are among many starting two hours late. Temperatures dropped to minus 25 (minus 31 Celsius) Thursday morning with forecasters predicted a high of minus 2 (minus 16 Celsius).

In South Dakota, schools also resumed classes Thursday with many district delaying the start of classes, including Aberdeen, Mitchell, Wilmot and Worthington. The National Weather Service says the high temperature in Sioux Falls is expected to be 12 degrees (minus 11 Celsius) Thursday with weekend readings in the 30s and even 40s.

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