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Manufacturers confident but concerned about future

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With manufacturing providing the backbone of Douglas County's economy, it would be helpful to gaze into a crystal ball to see what the future will hold.


Lacking that, there is another tool: a survey called "The State of Manufacturing."

Sponosred by Enterprise Minnesota and partners, the survey shows that manufacturers in the state are confident of their firms' futures but still have significant concerns about the economy.

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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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