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How many homeless people are there in Douglas County?

A survey is trying to find out - and you can help.

Some sons and daughters and moms and dads, whether families or individuals, struggle to maintain a safe or decent place to stay in Douglas County, according to Wings Family Services.


Wings is partnering with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Community Impact Coalition (CIC) to see how many there are.

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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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