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Vehicles impounded by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office are frequent targets of theft and vandalism.

That's why the sheriff's office wants to move the impound lot to a more secure location - near the north side of the new Douglas County Jail on 3rd Avenue West where security cameras will record any criminal behavior.


The Alexandria City Council unanimously agreed at its November 22 meeting to issue a conditional use permit for the new impound lot.

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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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