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Workers from Alexandria Light and Power worked at a junction box at Elden's Fresh Foods that was hit by a semi-truck Monday morning. (Echo Press photo by Stacy Haaven)

Truck knocks out power in and around Elden's Fresh Foods

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A semi-truck ran into a junction box at Elden's Fresh Foods this morning, knocking out power to several businesses in the 2nd and 3rd Avenue area.


Crews from Alexandria Light and Power were sent to the scene and restored electricity to some businesses within a half hour. Power to the area has now been completely restored.

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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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