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Cold carrier

Temperatures dropped to 30 degrees below zero Friday morning in central Minnesota.

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With her day beginning at 30 degrees below zero, U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Amanda Larson delivers mail in northeast Brainerd in sub-zero temperatures Friday, Jan 7, 2022. Temperatures are expected to rise Saturday but drop again Sunday. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch

With her day beginning at 30 degrees below zero, U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Amanda Larson delivers mail in northeast Brainerd in sub-zero temperatures Friday, Jan 7, 2022. The low in Brainerd Friday reached 35 degrees below zero. Temperatures are expected to rise Saturday into the upper 20s, but drop again Sunday.

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I was raised on a farm in western Minnesota where I participated in 4-H, high school sports, and everything that farm kids do for fun after chores. Graduated from Ridgewater Community College with an AA degree and my first taste of newspapering. I worked a summer on the Ortonville Independent as a reporter and photographer.
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Attention teachers: Don't forget to submit your students' weather drawing to the Brainerd Dispatch, P.O. Box 974, Brainerd, MN, 56401.
Attention teachers: Don't forget to submit your students' weather drawing to the Brainerd Dispatch, P.O. Box 974, Brainerd, MN, 56401.
This explanation will involve a little modern physics.
By Saturday afternoon, there could be a 50 degree temperature difference from the low Friday, with a high of almost 30 degrees expected in the Brainerd lakes area.