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Richard "Shorty" Olson
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Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
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April 11, 2013
UPDATE 7:35 A.M.: Winter storm closes schools in area
Yet another winter storm has closed or delayed schools in the Douglas County area today, Thursday. As of 7:35 a.m., the following schools in the area are closed: Alexandria, Brandon, Evansville, Osakis, Parkers Prairie, Minnewaska and West Central Area. Douglas County remains under...
April 11, 2013 - 6:57am
March 20, 2013
The winter that won't go away
Enough already! That seemed to be the collective mood in Douglas County Monday after another winter storm wrecked routines, closed roads and...
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
March 18, 2013
Lingering storm delays start of schools Tuesday
Drifting and blowing snow will delay the start of several schools on Tuesday, March 19. Schools that will be running two hours late include Alexandria, Brandon, Evansville, Minnewaska, Osakis, Parkers Prairie and West Central Area. Douglas County is under a winter weather advisory...
March 18, 2013 - 9:41pm
I-94 re-opens near Alexandria; travel still not advised
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol opened three roadways in west central Minnesota at 5 p.m. The highways include: --Interstate 94 between Moorhead and Alexandria --Highway 10 between Moorhead and Audubon --Highway 210 between Breckenridge...
March 18, 2013 - 5:07pm
March 17, 2013
I-94 between Alexandria and Moorhead closes
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol closed three highways at 11 p.m. tonight, Sunday, due to heavy snow, high winds and low visibility. Highways closed include: --Interstate 94 from Moorhead to Alexandria --Highway 10 from Moorhead to Audubon --Highway...
March 17, 2013 - 10:57pm
March 13, 2013
It was another weird weather weekend in Douglas County. A wintry mix of sleet and big pelting flakes of snow descended on central Minnesota...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
March 9, 2013
UPDATE at 5:30 PM: Rain, snow make for sloppy Saturday in Alexandria area
First came the rain, then the sleet and now, as of 5:30 p.m., it's still snowing... A winter storm warning remains in effect for the Alexandria...
March 9, 2013 - 1:47pm
March 8, 2013
The ever-shifting wintry weather is causing a familiar sight in Douglas County: ice dams. They occur when heat leaks into an attic and melts...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
March 5, 2013
UPDATE 6:15 A.M.: Schools, including Alexandria, running two hours late because of snow today
Schools in the area are running two hours late today, Tuesday, because of a winter storm warning that remains in effect until noon. Schools that will start two hours late include Alexandria, Brandon, Evansville, Osakis, Minnewaska (buses will run on plowed roads only), Parkers Prairie...
March 5, 2013 - 5:23am
March 4, 2013
Winter storm cancels some Alexandria District 206 activities tonight
A winter storm is causing some cancellations in Douglas County. Because of the current and projected weather and road conditions, the following Alexandria School District 206 activities are cancelled: --Discovery Middle School 8th and 9th grade bands and the DMS Jazz Band Concert...
March 4, 2013 - 4:32pm
February 21, 2013
Don't push snow on to roads
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) reminds the public that it is unlawful to deposit snow on or next to a public highway or street. "Snow improperly placed on or near a public road creates hazards including sight obstruction and unsafe access," said Jamie Hukriede,...
February 21, 2013 - 10:48am
February 18, 2013
Douglas County under blizzard warning
Snowy trouble is headed Douglas County's way, according to the National Weather Service. It has issued a blizzard warning for Douglas and eight other counties in west central Minnesota. At 11:35 a.m. this morning, the weather service noted that blizzard conditions are developing...
February 18, 2013 - 12:19pm
February 11, 2013
Interstate 94 re-opened at Alexandria at 1 p.m.
February 11, 2013 - 1:16pm
February 10, 2013
UPDATE 7:30 P.M. Big snowfall causing big problems; schools, roads close
Heavy snow is creating big problems throughout west central Minnesota, including Douglas County. Several schools in the area will be closed tomorrow, Monday, including Alexandria, Brandon, Evansville, Minnewaska, Osakis, Parkers Prairie and West Central Area. Shortly before 1 p.m....
February 10, 2013 - 4:57pm
January 16, 2013
Drivers urged to slow down; dozens of vehicles slide into ditch
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol advise drivers to slow down in west central Minnesota today. Wind and light snow are creating slippery spots. This morning the State Patrol has received reports of dozens of vehicles in the ditch along Interstate...
January 16, 2013 - 2:10pm