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What one council member described as taking responsibility for the budget was termed "micro-managing" by other members in a lively discussion that closed Monday night's Alexandria City Council meeting.

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The council voted 4-1 to reject Ward 1 council member Virgil Batesole's motion to establish ground rules for the city's budget committee.

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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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