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City OKs county's plan for courthouse

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The Douglas County Board's plan to remodel the courthouse received a green light from the Alexandria City Council Monday night.

The council approved a preliminary planned unit development, a zoning district amendment and a conditional use permit for the work.


The project will expand the courts' holding facility, relocate the sheriff's office, demolish the old Central School pool and expand the adjacent parking area.

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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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