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Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson With temperatures in the mid-40s Wednesday, children at St. Mary's Catholic School in Alexandria enjoyed the chance to go outside and enjoy the playground equipment. Pictured (left to right) are Evan Buttweiler, Aidan Garcia and Nicholas Huss.

A month for hanging outside


March came in like a lamb and is forecast to go out like a lamb.

In fact, a lion was nowhere in sight during the entire month.

For the first time in 14 years, it didn't snow once in Alexandria for the whole month of March.

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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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