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Alexandria in running for prettiest places

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Is Alexandria one of the prettiest painted places in America? It's in the running for the honor.

The Paint Quality Institute announced this week that Alexandria is among four Minnesota communities competing for the title, "Prettiest Painted Places in America." The institute's mission is to educate the public about quality paints and coatings.


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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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