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November 6, 2017
Some small lakes, such as this one, have a thin layer of ice beginning to form. Typically, ice isn’t safe to walk on until there is three to five inches. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
False alarm a reminder of real ice dangers
November 6, 2017 - 3:26pm
November 1, 2017
Snow fell on sidewalks and streets in Alexandria Wednesday morning as the first day of November brought a taste of winter to the area. The forecast shows snow showers this evening followed by another rain and snow mix this weekend. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
November brings a taste of winter
November 1, 2017 - 11:03am
October 24, 2017
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Snow storm could be on its way for eastern ND, northwest Minn.
October 24, 2017 - 8:51pm
April 20, 2017
The Douglas Area Trails Association grooms roughly 368 miles of trails throughout Douglas County each year. Of those 368 miles, 36 are on the Central Lakes Trail. (Echo Press file photo)
Lack of snow affecting trail group
April 20, 2017 - 11:52am
March 15, 2017
A woman walks over a snow-covered section of the sidewalk on Seventh Avenue near Broadway in Alexandria Monday morning. Although many of the sidewalks in the city are clear, pedestrians should be on the lookout for occasional slippery spots. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Ice can mean a tough break
March 15, 2017 - 6:00am
March 1, 2017
Prepare for septic system freezing potential
March 1, 2017 - 9:00am
January 18, 2017
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
January 18, 2017 - 8:00am
January 13, 2017
Justin Ohman (left) and his brother, Solomon, play hockey in one of the rinks at Noonan Park in Alexandria on Wednesday afternoon. Despite temperatures hovering around zero, several skaters were at the park. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Conquering the cold
January 13, 2017 - 10:00am
January 11, 2017
LETTER: Minnesotans embrace winter
January 11, 2017 - 8:00am
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
January 4, 2017
Winter berries add pop of color to landscape
January 4, 2017 - 10:00am
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
Catch up on winter reading in library program
December 30, 2016 - 8:00am
December 23, 2016
Winter truck load increase in effect
December 23, 2016 - 7:00am
December 6, 2016
Snow and strong winds are resulting in poor visibility this afternoon throughout the area. Snow is expected into the night with strong winds continuing for the next couple of days. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 9 p.m. tonight. Check back for cancellations and other weather-related information. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Winter weather blows into area; events canceled
December 6, 2016 - 6:27pm