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MN closes Aitkin, Pine, Carlton, St. Louis, Lake offices

Posted at 11:48 AM on February 29, 2012 by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Weather

The blizzard has closed non-essential state offices in Aitkin, Pine, Carlton, St. Louis and Lake counties, the state's budget commissioner says.

That doesn't include employees required by their agency to work during a weather emergency.

The office closures are in force through 6 p.m. today.


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Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.