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UPDATE 6:15 p.m.: Lingering cold delays school starts Tuesday

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The lingering, extremely cold weather has delayed the start of schools in the Douglas County area Tuesday.

School will start two hours late on January 7 for Alexandria, Brandon-Evansville, Minnewaska, Osakis, Parkers Prairie and West Central Area.


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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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