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Street plowing crews had another workout Wednesday morning, moving huge mounds of snow off Broadway in Alexandria.

A winter wonderland - again

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Residents woke up to about 10 inches of snow across Douglas County - and that's not counting the wind-whipped drifting.

For those who made it to work Wednesday morning, there was plenty of watercooler banter about every one's challenging drive in to the office.


Then, there's this guy - Doug Bogie, a 23-year veteran of the United State Postal Service, was trudging through the snow banks along 7th Avenue East as he made deliveries on his route.

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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