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Two new police patrol bikes were donated to the Alexandria Police Department. Pictured (left to right) are Jessica Peterson with Active Living Douglas County, Jorge Odio Jr. of the Bike and Fitness Company, Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels, Sergeant Kevin Guenther and Crystal Hoepner with West Central Wellness Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP). (Contributed photo)

APD's stealthy steel steeds ready for summer thanks to donation

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Downtown Alexandria will be transformed into a pedestrian paradise in the next few years through the city's "complete street" construction plan. The plan, scheduled to begin in 2014, includes adding bicycle paths along Broadway and now the Alexandria Police Department (APD) will be better equipped to patrol the new avenues.


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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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