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Council takes action against 'eyesore' storage containers

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Should an Alexandria resident who is getting rid of trash or doing a building project be allowed to put a portable storage or shipping container in front of his house for months on end?


The Alexandria City Council doesn't think so. It took preliminary action Monday to regulate the use of such wheel-less containers, which they described as neighborhood eyesores.

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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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