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Echo Press photo by Amy Chaffins

Melty Friday will screech into sub-zero Sunday

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A little bit of spring fever set in Friday as daytime highs were recorded in the upper 30s.

As dozens of kids zipped around the Noonan Park skating rink, the temperature was at 38 degrees.


Drivers steered their vehicles through puddles and sloppy, slushy snow on city streets. People shedded their hats and gloves for a few moments of warmer weather.

Ahhh... It was a blissful warm up we desperately needed.

Enjoy it while it lasts, folks.

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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