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UPDATE 9:25 p.m. Extreme cold closes schools Tuesday

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Several schools in the Douglas County area will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, because of the extreme cold weather.

Schools that are closed Tuesday include Alexandria, Brandon-Evansville, Minnewaska and Osakis. Parkers Prairie and West Central Area schools will be running two hours late.


Alexandria students also received a day off today, Monday, because of the bad weather. They will, however, have to make up both those days at the end of the school 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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