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Owen Miller (left), chair of the Douglas County and Alexandria Beyond the Yellow Ribbon, presented a plaque to Matt Strong from ServiceMaster. Annette Kuyper, state director of military outreach, also attended Wednesday’s appreciation luncheon. (Al Edenloff/Echo Press)

A special salute to those who helped military families out of a bind

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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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