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Should Alexandria residents be allowed to keep chickens and bee hives on their property?

It’s an issue the Alexandria City Council is grappling with and it wants to hear what residents think.


Alexandria City Planner Mike Weber talked to the council about it Monday night, noting that it was discussed at the Alexandria Planning Commission’s June 16 meeting, which included public comments.

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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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