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Look, up in the sky! It's a bird, it's a plane (actually a helicopter), it's...CapX2020 man.

Motorists traveling on Interstate 94 west of Alexandria saw the unusual sight of a worker suspended from a tethered line connected to a helicopter last week.


Aerial crews have been working on the CapX2020 transmission line between Alexandria and Sauk Centre since May 2.

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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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