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Lowell Anderson | Echo Press Although warmer temperatures caused the ice on many roads to begin melting Wednesday afternoon, the south section of Nokomis Street in Alexandria was still completely covered in ice.

Slip, slidin' away: Road crews are doing what they can to scratch away at ice

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Driving on area roads right now is a slippery adventure. It's hard to stop - and start rolling - at intersections. Fishtailing vehicles and minor fender-benders are a common sight. And ice-pocked roads are making for a bumpy ride.


Street crews are trying their best to help drivers keep their grip but the weather has been challenging.

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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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