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Third candidate files for District 5 county commissioner

A third candidate has filed for the Douglas County Commissioner District 5 position -- former Alexandria City Council member, Elroy Frank.

Frank filed this afternoon, the last day of a filing period that was extended when one of the candidates, incumbent Dan Olson, withdrew from the race.

Frank joins Chuck Nettestad and Owen Miller in the race, which will now have a primary election on August 12.

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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