Weather Forecast


School closings for Thursday, Feb. 7

The Alexandria School District will be closing three hours early due to weather today, Thursday, Feb. 7. School officials said the closing is to ensure safety of all students and staff. 

All after school activities are cancelled and conferences will be rescheduled. There is also no afternoon preschool. 

West Central Area Schools is closed today. Brandon-Evansville School is closing at 9:30 a.m. Osakis is closing at 10 a.m. Minnewaska Area elementary closing at 12:30 pm.; high school is closing at 1 p.m.

Watch for updates. 

Celeste Edenloff

Celeste is a reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press and has lived in the Alexandria Lakes Area since 1997. She first worked for the Echo Press as a reporter from 1999 to 2011, and returned in June 2016 to report on the community she calls home. Besides writing articles for the Echo Press, she has a blog, “Newspaper Girl on the Run.” Celeste is on a continuous healthy living journey and loves to teach bootcamp fitness classes and run. She has participated in more than 200 races with her husband, Al, covering the 5K, 10K, 10-mile and half-marathon (13.1 mile) distances.

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