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Owen Miller files for commissioner position

There will be a race for Douglas County Commissioner District 5.

Owen Miller, who is currently serving on the Alexandria City Council, filed for the county board position on Monday.

Incumbent commissioner Dan Olson withdrew from the race last week, leaving former Alexandria Police Chief Chuck Nettestad as the sole candidate. Under state law, the filing period for District 5 was extended five days, through this Tuesday.

Miller's term as council member for the Ward 3 expires in 2016.  

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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