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The Rev. John Bourbea and a group of 60 children from St. Mary's Academy in St. Marys, Kan., traveled 14 hours to northern Minnesota to vacation during their winter break. The group has spent time ice fishing on Red Lake and also plans on skiing at Buena Vista. They picked a good day for cold weather on Thursday, with a recorded 37 below temperature, the coldest single day in Bemidji in three years. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)

This cold is getting old: Thursday was the coldest Bemidji day in nearly 3 years; expect more of the same for awhile

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BEMIDJI -- If you feel in your bones that Thursday must have been a day for the record books, you'd be right.

Thursday's 37 below made it the coldest day in Bemidji since we hit 40 below in late January 2011, according to data from WDAY meteorologist Aaron White in Fargo.


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Zach Kayser
Zach Kayser covers local government and city issues for the Pioneer. He previously worked for the Wadena Pioneer Journal, and is an alumni of the University of Minnesota, Morris. 
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