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Council supports plan to tame cat, dog problem

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Too many unwanted cats and dogs are causing problems in Alexandria and Douglas County.

The number of animals impounded and euthanized costs local governments and the Lakes Area Humane Society a lot of money.


The solution: An ongoing program to spay and neuter animals.

Christen Klimek, director of the Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS), addressed the problem at an Alexandria City Council meeting Monday night.

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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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