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Winter storm causing crashes in Douglas County

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Today's mix of rain and sleet is causing slippery road conditions and limited visibility in the Douglas County area.

There have been several reports of crashes, and vehicles sliding into the ditch. Two semis, for example, collided on Interstate 94 about five miles east of Alexandria this morning. No serious injuries have been reported.


Douglas County remains under a winter storm warning until 7 p.m. tonight, Thursday.

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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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