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Mortenson Construction workers attach plastic covering Tuesday morning to create a makeshift roof over what will become the lazy river at the West River Community Center's outdoor water park in Dickinson.

Cold calculation: Wind chill as important as temperature, meteorologist says

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GRAND FORKS — Many of us living in the Upper Midwest consider ourselves weather warriors, proudly bearing the coldest of the cold.

Sure, the forecast high today in Grand Forks is 21 degrees, but that’s nothing. Did you hear the wind chill could be minus-28?

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Charly Haley
Charly Haley covers city government for the Grand Forks Herald. As night reporter, she also has many general assignments. Haley is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, and her hometown is Sartell, Minn.
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