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A "Grinch" tried to steal a little bit of Christmas in Alexandria - but didn't get away with it.

It happened this past Sunday afternoon when a man came into the All Stop convenience store on McKay Avenue and was acting a little suspicious.


A store worker told a fellow employee to keep an eye on him and sure enough, a few seconds later, the man grabbed a Salvation Army donation kettle that was on the counter and ran out of the store.

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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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