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Chuck Nettestad, coordinator for United Communities Advocating Non-Violence (UCAN), passed around a plate of cookies at last Friday’s White Ribbon Campaign kick-off at Alexandria City Hall. (Al Edenloff/Echo Press)

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You’ll be seeing a lot of white ribbons being worn around the Alexandria area in the next few weeks.


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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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