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Case proceeds against 'man in black'

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The so-called "man in black" - a suspect in a series of armed bank robberies, including Glenwood State Bank in Alexandria - pleaded not guilty in federal court in St. Paul last Thursday.


Mark Edward Wetsch, 49, of Minneapolis has been charged with 13 counts of armed bank robbery for crimes committed between March 9, 2011 and January 3, 2012.

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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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