School districts closing for weather

Published 10:38 am Tuesday, December 8, 2009

As the winter storm moves into the area, several local school districts have announced they will close their doors early.

So far, the Lake Mills, Northwood-Kensett, United South Central and Alden-Conger school districts will dismiss early.

The Lake Mills School District will dismiss at 1:15 p.m.

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At Northwood-Kensett, the elementary schools will dismiss at 12:50 p.m., and the high school will dismiss at 1 p.m. There will be no practices or evening activities.

The United South Central School District will dismiss at 2 p.m.

The Alden-Conger School District will dismiss at 2 p.m. Alden-Conger Superintendent Joe Guanella said this will allow buses to get back before dark.

New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva School District has canceled all after-school activities.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation’s travel information Web site has the roads around Albert Lea listed in difficult condition. To view details go to