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Flurry of candidates file for city council, mayor, school board posts

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Get ready for some lively local races for city council, mayor and school board positions throughout Douglas County.

The filing period for municipal and school offices ended on Tuesday and a flurry of candidates threw their hat in the ring for the November 4 general election.


Here’s a look at the races:


All three city council positions up for election are being contested.

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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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