Margaret Kavanaugh of Baxter snow shoes near Jackson St. on way to work at Herbe

Storm warning in effect for much of Minnesota


DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The state closed offices Wednesday in five Minnesota counties hit particularly hard by a late winter snow storm.

Minnesota Management & Budget Commissioner Jim Schowalter declare a weather emergency and closed executive branch offices in Aitkin, Pine, Carlton, St. Louis and Lake counties.

The storm canceled classes at dozens of school districts across Minnesota. University of Minnesota campuses at Duluth and Morris shut down as well.

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