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Al Edenloff | Echo Press Work on the new Alexandria police station is progressing nicely, and is now under budget, according to the city's management construction firm. It will be completed next summer.

Police station under budget

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More than $230,000 has been trimmed from the cost of the new Alexandria police station, putting the project under budget.

At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council reviewed a set of 21 alternate bids and "value engineering" items that were approved by the city's building committee, design team and its construction management firm, ORB Management.


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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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