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On behalf of the staff at the Alexandria Lakes Area Sanitary District, Denman Braun (right) received a certificate of commendation from Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Commissioner John Linc Stine. (Contributed photo)

Local wastewater treatment operators win state awards

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The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently recognized Denman Braun from the Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District for maintaining a perfect record of compliance with the plant's wastewater treatment permit during 2012.


Three other wastewater treatment facilities in Douglas County were honored as well. This included operations in Carlos, Garfield and Miltona.

They were among 168 wastewater facilities statewide to receive this recognition.

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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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