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Biplanes and bicycles: Two big events coming to Alexandria

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Big events are rolling and winging into Alexandria.

An Old-Fashioned Barnstormers Tour at the airport, as well as MS TRAM, a bicycle race to raise funds in the fight against multiple sclerosis, were both approved at Monday night's Alexandria City Council meeting.


The American Barnstormers Tour is making Alexandria its final stop in a seven-city, four-state Midwest tour on July 3-5.

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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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