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Every month, the Alexandria Fire Department invites police officers to a simple meal during their training.

They're sharing more than food. They're getting to know one another and they're building partnerships.


Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels talked about how important that monthly contact is when he delivered his annual report at Monday's Alexandria City Council meeting.

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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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