Classes for Bemidji area schools are starting late this morning.
Several schools announced Wednesday that classes would start two hours late, including the Blackduck, Northome and Kelliher school districts.
This morning, the Bemidji School District posted on its website that classes for its students also would be delayed two hours, but staff are to report at their scheduled times.
Temperatures dipped to at least minus 22 this morning, as wind chills plummeted to 34-below.
An extreme cold warning remains in effect until noon today.