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City delays contributing to event center study

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How much would an event center benefit Alexandria?

Would the economic punch from a center justify the costs?

What kind of events would it bring here and how many people would it draw?

Those are the kind of questions a committee hopes to answer as it explores the possibility of expanding the Runestone Community Center or building a new event center somewhere else in the city.

But it will take a study and money - $50,000 - to find out.

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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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