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Long-time city attorney to retire this summer after many years of service

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The Alexandria City Council offered its thanks to an attorney who has served the city for nearly 40 years – John Lervick.

At its May 27 meeting, it approved Lervick’s request for the council to rescind his appointment as assistant city attorney.


Lervick, who served as the city’s lead attorney for most of his career, is retiring from practicing law on June 30, 2014.

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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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