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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The following is a collection of news briefs from Forum Communication Company newspapers and media partners in Minnesota. Zebra mussels found in lake near Detroit Lakes DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Zebra mussels have been found on a lake just southwest of Detroit Lakes, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Because of the finding, Lake Eunice has been designated as zebra mussel infested.
Funding flows to soil, water districts to help landowners
Banke led cooperative through many big changes
The Echo Press and the Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) in Alexandria present this week’s “Pet of the Week” – Yankee. Yankee, a 3 to 4 month-old male, is described...
An incorrect timeline is being reported concerning a child who was hospitalized after being exposed to blue-green algae while swimming in Alexandria’s Lake Henry, according to the city's parks and...
Alumni react with sadness, recall fond memories
Collection of e-waste, appliances is smoother this time
The Echo Press and the Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) in Alexandria present this week’s “Pet of the Week” – Yates. Yates, a lab blend, is 1 to 2 years...
The 47th annual Osakis Festival provided fun for all ages over the weekend. Activities included a Senior Citizens Day, children's games in the park, food, music, dancing, a grand parade...
The annual Ribfest in Alexandria provided fun for families throught the area Saturday. The event, which is part of Awake the Lakes, served up thousands of ribs to a hungry...