Wintry weather closes some schools early
The heavy snowfall is causing some schools in the area to close early today, Thursday.
As of 1:15 p.m., Osakis school is closing at 1:40 p.m. and Minnewaska Schools at 1:30 p.m.
Douglas County remains under a winter weather advisory until 10 a.m. on Friday. Snow accumulations of three to five inches are possible, along with strong wind gusts of up to 35 miles per hour tonight.