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MnDOT commissioner to host town hall meeting in Alexandria

The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites the public to attend a town hall in Alexandria on transportation issues this Friday, September 6.

The meeting will take place from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Alexandria City Hall, 704 Broadway.

MnDOT Commissioner Charlie Zelle will discuss issues surrounding transportation including its link to Minnesota’s economy and the value of investing in this state asset. Zelle will also take feedback and answer questions about Minnesota’s transportation system.

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To request an ASL or foreign language interpreter, or other reasonable accommodation, call Janet Miller at 651-366-4720 or 1-800-657-3774 (Greater Minnesota), 711 or 1-800-627-3529 (Minnesota Relay). You also may send an email

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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