A winter storm that some weather prognosticators are predicting will be the worst of the year is moving into the state today.
Area schools are releasing students early and all school activities for the evening are canceled.
The New Ulm Chamber of Commerce has cancelled its Hot Topics breakfast for Friday at the New Ulm Country Club. The chamber had hoped to meet with local legislators Rep. Paul Torkelson and Sen. Gary Dahms.
The schools and their dismissal times include:
Cedar Mountain - 10 a.m.
Lafayette Charter School - 10:30 a.m.
Madelia - 10:45 a.m.
New Ulm Public and Private - Noon
Nicollet - 11 a.m.
River Bend District - Noon
Sleepy Eye - 10 a.m.
St. James - 11 a.m.