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Tearza Repp received a lifesaving award from Alexandria Fire Department leaders (left to right) Bill Thoennes, Tom Partington, Dennis Stark and Chief Jeff Karrow during Monday night’s city council meeting. (Al Edenloff/Echo Press)

11-year-old honored for saving lives in house fire

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An 11-year-old girl stole the show at Monday night’s Alexandria City Council meeting.


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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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