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This is the fourth time in 12 years Editor Al Edenloff has won the prestigious Herman Roe Editorial Writing Award in the Minnesota Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest.

Echo Press wins 23 awards in state contest

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The Echo Press received the second most points in the Minnesota Newspaper Association's annual contest among all non-daily newspapers in the state.


For the second straight year, the Detroit Lakes Tribune, another Forum Communications Company newspaper, accumulated the most points, 86, to win the prestigious Mills Trophy.

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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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