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City crews worked on removing piles of snow in the middle of Hawthorne Street Monday afternoon.

Another wallop of winter

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After a glimmer of spring arose last week, it was thoroughly buried under a heavy dose of winter on Sunday.

A slow-but-steady snowfall started Sunday and kept on going.

It wasn't the big flaky stuff - it was more like fine silt - but it gradually built up into one big mess by early Monday morning.

The snowfall totals varied widely, from six inches in Alexandria to eight inches in Carlos, but that fails to capture the extent of the storm.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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