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Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff Starting this fall, Lee Motors will no longer be a General Motors franchise. It will remain in business offering top quality used cars and trucks, according to owner Bumper Lee.

Changes await Lee Motors: GM cuts ties with dealership

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It's been an interesting couple of years for Lee Motors in Alexandria and changes are coming.

First, the dealership, like thousands of others throughout the country, had to weather a crippling slump in auto sales brought on by high gas prices that spiked to more than $4 a gallon in 2008.


Then it received bad news from General Motors - the struggling auto giant was faced with bankruptcy.

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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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