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Students walked out of Woodland Elementary School in Alexandria Wednesday after school ended at 3:20 p.m. District 206 is considering changing school start and end times, which would result in Woodland students finishing their day at 2:20 p.m. next school year. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)

Changes proposed for school start and end times

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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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