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Santa made an appearance with Willy Porter and The Claytones during the Holiday Train’s stop. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)

Holiday carries a musical message of hope for the hungry

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You could hear the train a comin’ – along with the Christmas music it brought to town. The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train rolled into Alexandria Monday to help raise money, food and awareness for the fight against hunger.


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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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