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High flying fun at the circus (w/video)

A high-energy acrobatic act at Friday afternoon's Shrine Circus got the crowd clapping and cheering. (Al Edenloff/Echo Press)2 / 2

The Shrine Circus in Alexandria delighted a big crowd at the Douglas County Fairgrounds Friday afternoon.

There were acrobatics, magic, aerial performances, balancing acts and more. At intermission, children rode elephants and a camel.

See Wednesday's Echo Press for more circus photos.

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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