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Alexandria pursues plan to keep geese away from airport runways

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Will a plan to make Alexandria's airport safer by keeping geese away from the runways work or will it be a wild goose chase?

The Alexandria City Council voted 4-0 Monday night to give it a try. It authorized the Alexandria Airport Commission to call for bids on a 10-year contract that would transform 120 acres of the 205 acres of cropland at the airport into grassland - 60 acres this year and 60 acres the next.

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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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