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UPDATE 7 a.m. Bad weather closes, delays schools in area Monday

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Hundreds of schools across Minnesota have announced they will be closed Monday because of the bad weather.

In the Douglas County area, Alexandria, Brandon-Evansville, Minnewaska, Osakis, Parkers Prairie and West Central Area schools are closed. Alexandria Technical and Communtiy College is also closed today.

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Because Alexandria schools have already used the two days that are built into the calendar for closing days, it will be necessary for students to make up the Monday school day at the end of the year.

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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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