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Alexandria's "phase 4" waterline project will bring city water to the following areas - Bay Lane, Center Avenue, Tolena Road, Bay Cliff Lane, County Road 70, Parkview Road, Cherry Lane, McCauley Lane, L'Homme Dieu View, Scenic Drive, Skyline Drive, Brigitta Drive, Government Point Road, Fluegel Lane, Berg Avenue, Boys Avenue, Van Avenue, Ridgeview Terrace, Meadow Lane, Scenic Heights Road, Floding Circle, White Oaks Circle, Whispering Oaks Drive, Royal Court, Wildflower Lane, Rachel Drive, Springdale Str...

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Three public hearings dominated a three-hour Alexandria City Council meeting Monday. So many people packed into City Hall that extra chairs were needed.


Eight residents raised questions about a massive $8 million waterline extension project the city is doing over a three-year period as part of its phase 4 orderly annexation agreement with Alexandria Township. The newly annexed area affects about 1,500 residents who became part of the city in January.

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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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