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Jennifer Murray with Herberger’s served up a bowl of Herb’s Hawaiian Hurricane while James Feist played the part of a camera-toting tourist. The display won a runner-up award in the United Way’s Chili Cook Off Tuesday. (Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff)

A tropical wave of heat and fun for United Way

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Chili connoisseurs tickled their taste buds, laughed, bid on silent auction items and marveled at imaginative displays at the 16th annual United Way Chili Cook Off at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria Tuesday.


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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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