Weather Forecast



January 10, 2017
Snow falls heavily Tuesday morning in Alexandria making visibility poor and roads very slippery. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Area schools closing early - updated 11:30 a.m.
January 10, 2017 - 10:35am
January 5, 2017
A sun dog appeared in the sky and strong winds blew snow across Minnesota Highway 29 in Pope County on Tuesday, Jan. 3, the kind of day that earned Minnesota the ranking of worst winter weather. (Jeff Beach / Echo Press)
Absolute zero: Minnesota winters rated worst in the U.S.
January 5, 2017 - 9:32am
December 30, 2016
Alexandria Park Department employees Terri Goeke (left) and Jim Prechel drag branches to a wood chipper on Ash Street in Alexandria Wednesday morning. Many tree branches came down during the ice storm that hit the area Christmas night. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Cleaning up after Christmas storm
December 30, 2016 - 11:08am
December 28, 2016
Daryl Ingalsbe, pilot, talks in October about the views he had when he flew around the world. Ingalsbe remembers Russia being the most different place he visited. That experimental plane that crashed Tuesday in the front yard of a home in the Spruce Creek Fly-In community is reportedly owned and manufactured by Independent Technologies, which lists Daryl Ingalsbe as the owner and CEO. Photo by Briana Sanchez / Forum News Service
2 dead after MN plane crashes in Florida
December 28, 2016 - 7:48pm
December 22, 2016
Swift County man may have died due to cold weather
December 22, 2016 - 6:02pm
December 20, 2016
Christmas Weekend Storm Update
December 20, 2016 - 6:55pm
December 19, 2016
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What to expect for this year's holiday travel forecast
December 19, 2016 - 7:04pm
December 12, 2016
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is one of two that travel across Canada and the U.S. in November and December. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Singing in the snow
December 12, 2016 - 5:08pm
December 8, 2016
Sean Kaneski, of Pequot Lakes, enjoys water skiing late in the year Friday, Dec. 2, on Sibley Lake. The air temperature was 28 degrees, while the water was 34 degrees. Submitted photoplay button
Northern Minnesota pair gets skis out -- water skis
December 8, 2016 - 5:34pm
Source: National Weather Service
More snow, frigid temps on the way
December 8, 2016 - 12:12pm
December 2, 2016
The temperature on the Bell Bank sign in Alexandria shows slightly above freezing on the last day of November. (Lowell Anderson  Echo Press)
A record-warm November
December 2, 2016 - 7:00am
November 22, 2016
Roads are snow covered and very slippery throughout the area Friday morning. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Fair warning, not so fair weather
November 22, 2016 - 6:00am
November 18, 2016
Cars slowly make their way down Broadway in Alexandria Friday afternoon. Most roads are covered in snow and slush and are very slippery. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Update: Snowfall near 10 inches in Alexandria area
November 18, 2016 - 7:13pm
November 17, 2016
UPDATED: Storm still bearing down on Douglas County
November 17, 2016 - 12:49pm
Ernie Unruh Christian Service award program postponed
November 17, 2016 - 10:46am