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At Monday’s Alexandria City Council meeting, Mayor Sara Carlson presented City Attorney John Lervick with a plaque, thanking him for his 39 and a half years of service with the city. (Al Edenloff/Echo Press)

A ‘once in a lifetime’ dance on Broadway

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Plans are moving ahead to have a street dance on Alexandria’s Broadway on Friday, July 18.

It’s part of a celebration to mark the completion of the first phase of the massive reconstruction project that’s taking place.


At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council issued a special event permit to Raaper’s Eatery and Ale to hold the block party and dance on Broadway between Third and Sixth Avenue.

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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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