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Hensley drops out of race for Alexandria City Council

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A candidate for Alexandria City Council Ward 4 has withdrawn from the race, citing depression.

Steve Hensley issued a statement on Friday saying that he is getting out of the race. He had filed to run against incumbent Dave Benson.


Although Hensley's name will still appear on the ballot this November, he said he would not actively engage in any form of campaigning.

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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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