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An excavator made quick work of SunOpta's old office building on 3rd Avenue West last week. The company is making a major reinvestment on the site, adding a new warehouse-office facility. (Photo by Al Edenloff)

SunOpta starts big project

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A big project is taking shape at the SunOpta Ingredients plant on 3rd Avenue West in Alexandria.

Demolition crews used heavy machinery to tear down the front part of the building last week and the site is being prepared for a new 27,000-square-foot warehouse with a 1,000-square-foot attached office.


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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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