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Alexandria City Council considers two projects totaling more than $10 million

Two huge projects totaling more than $10 million came before the Alexandria City Council Monday night.

Although there were concerns about cost, both projects inched ahead.

They include a waterline extention into the "phase 4" annexation area of Alexandria Township; and possible improvements to 50th Avenue.

See Wednesday's Echo Press for details about both projects.

Also, keep reading the Echo Press for other council topics: honoring resident Steve Pederson for fighting racism; a walk to increase awareness of mental health issues; a second annual duathlon; restroom improvements at Fillmore/Dean Melton Park; new snowplow equipment; a zoning request for group quarters on Jefferson Street; a property split request at the old Save Store property; comprehensive plan update; flood insurance; an engineering agreement for Whispering Oaks; and transfer of roads with Douglas County.

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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