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City may use eminent domain to use land on Darling Drive

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Will the city of Alexandria have to use eminent domain to obtain right-of-way easements for a waterline extension on Darling Drive?

City leaders hope it won't come to that - and the process of obtaining easements on the 55 or so parcels has been going smoothly so far, according to City Attorney John Lervick.


But the council wants to be prepared just in case.

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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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