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Bug-A-Boo is back: Restaurant is sold

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Bug-A-Boo Bay, one of Alexandria's hot spots for dining and fun, will re-open on May 1.

The restaurant, which has been closed since January 1, was sold to Randy Stodola; the closing was official on Wednesday.


Stodola and a managing partner, Jason Hartmann, live near the Twin Cities but have connections to the lakes area.

Hartmann has a lake cabin near Villard and Stodola has a summer place on Big Sauk Lake near Sauk Centre.

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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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