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Worker at Nelson Gables stole money from clients, according to health investigators

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A staff person at Nelson Gables Senior Care in Alexandria admitted stealing money from five clients and has since been fired.

Last week, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) released details of its investigation, which concluded that the employee committed financial exploitation of vulnerable adults when she took money out of residents' purses or rooms without their permission.


Knute Nelson, which fully cooperated in the investigation, released the following statement:

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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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