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Echo Press website named best in state

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The Echo Press website was once again honored by the Minnesota Newspaper Association (MNA).

For the third straight year, the site received a first place award in its category - weekly newspapers with more than 5,000 subscribers.


It was one of nine honors the Echo Press earned in the MNA's 2009-2010 Better Newspaper Contest.

Open to all MNA member newspapers in the state, the contest is judged annually by award-winning newspaper professionals in another state.

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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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