Schools are closed throughout the Northland as what the National Weather Service calls a period of historic low temperatures and life-threatening wind chills continues into Thursday.

Air temperatures reached into the 40s below early Wednesday, with wind chills in the 60s below across the region, according to the Weather Service. Air temperatures early Thursday could threaten state records in both Minnesota and Wisconsin. In these conditions, frostbite to exposed skin can occur in as little as 5 minutes.

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Barnum Public Schools - closed Wednesday. 

Bayfront Family Center and Rink - closed Wednesday.

Carlton School District - closed Wednesday. 

Cloquet Public Schools - closed Wednesday.

College of St. Scholastica - closed until noon Thursday (Duluth, St. Paul and St. Cloud campuses)

Cromwell-Wright Public Schools - closed Wednesday.

DMV Service Centers in Wisconsin - closed Wednesday, reopens Thursday for regular business hours.

Duluth Edison Charter Schools - closed Wednesday and Thursday.

Duluth Children's Museum - closed Wednesday and Thursday.

Duluth Public Schools - closed Wednesday and Thursday.

East Central Schools - closed Wednesday.

Esko Schools - closed Wednesday.

Eveleth-Gilbert Public Schools - closed Wednesday.

Floodwood School - closed Wednesday.

Fond du Lac Ojibwe School - closed Wednesday.

Fond du Lac Head Start - closed Wednesday.

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College - closed until noon Thursday.

Grand Rapids / Bigfork Schools - closed Wednesday.

Greenway Schools - closed Wednesday.

Hermantown Community Schools - closed Wednesday.

Hibbing Community College - closed Wednesday.

Hibbing Public Schools - closed Wednesday, no classes Thursday. Offices for campus staff will open at 11 a.m. Thursday and men's and women's basketball games will be held as scheduled Thursday.

Hinckley-Finlayson Public Schools - closed Thursday.

Itasca County offices - closed Wednesday.

Itasca County Transfer Station - closed Wednesday.

Lake Superior College - closed until noon Thursday.

Lake Superior School District - closed Wednesday. 

Lakeview Christian Academy - closed Wednesday.

Maple School District - closed Wednesday and Thursday.

Marshall School - closed Wednesday.

McGregor School - closed Wednesday.

Minnesota Social Security Office in Duluth and Hibbing - closed until 10 a.m. Thursday

Moose Lake Community School - closed Wednesday.

Mountain Iron-Buhl Public Schools - closed Wednesday.

Proctor Public Schools - closed Wednesday and Thursday.

Superior School District - closed Wednesday and Thursday.

Senior Connections - closed Wednesday and Thursday. No meal or transportation services.

Social Security offices in Wisconsin - closed Wednesday.

South Ridge Schools - closed Wednesday. 

South Shore Schools - closed Wednesday and Thursday.

Split Rock Lighthouse - closed Wednesday. 

Stella Maris Academy - closed Wednesday and Thursday. 

Tower-Soudan Schools - closed Wednesday.

U.S. Postal Service - delivery suspended Wednesday.

University of Minnesota Duluth - closed until noon Thursday.

University of Wisconsin-Superior - closed until noon Thursday.

Virginia Public Schools - closed Wednesday.

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College - closed Wednesday and Thursday.

Wisconsin State Government offices - closed Wednesday.

Wrenshall Public Schools - closed Wednesday. 


Mayor's City Hall in the City Community Listening Session that was scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in City Center West postponed. New day to be announced.

Check back for updates.