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Things are heating up in Alexandria.

The city council approved plans for nine events that will take place in the coming weeks - including five foot races, a triathlon and two new Alexandria Beetles Baseball events.


Here's the rundown:


Lakes Area Recreation (LAR) is planning a series of five running races this summer using the catchy name, "Holy Moly Ole Five." It's the first-ever series of run competitions in Alexandria.

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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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