Area schools closed Tuesday
Area schools, including those in Pequot Lakes, Pine River-Backus, Crosslake, Nisswa, Crosby-Ironton and Brainerd, will stay closed Tuesday, Jan. 7, because of the cold.
Gov. Mark Dayton closed all public schools in Minnesota on Monday, Jan. 6. That decision for Tuesday was left up to individual school districts. Because of the continued bitter cold, area districts opted to close for another day.