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Roland Fowler, who has been a weather recorder in Embarrass for 25 years, checks out the temperature on the thermometer in his weather shelter in his yard in Embarrass, Minn., on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. The low for the day was -37 F. DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE/Bob King

Recorder in Minnesota’s coldest town says record low could be broken

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Mike Creger | Forum News Service

EMBARRASS, Minn. — For 25 years, the first person to record this city’s temperatures as the nation’s cold spot, as it bills itself, has been Roland Fowler. He’s the official National Weather Service recorder here and has a feeling that this year, a new state record low could be set.


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