South Dakota District Uses Talking Hot Dog to Announce School Closures Due to Cold: ‘I Need Some Heat!’

Jan 30, 2019 - Time Magazine

(PARKER, S.D.) — A South Dakota school district is using a talking hot dog to announce closures due to the extreme cold.

In a video posted to the Parker School District’s Facebook page, Mr. Hot Dog says: “I’m a hot dog! I need some heat! I’m not a cold dog! … You cannot have school! It’s too cold outside.”

Mr. Hot Dog — complete with eyes, teeth, a bun and mustard — says he spoke with Superintendent Donavan DeBoer and that school will be closed Wednesday. Mr. Hot ...