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 Alexandria Police Department is asking for the public to provide information about two pawn shop burglaries that were reported in the early morning hours today, September 30. Multiple hand...
The contractor completed the last of the curb and gutter work on Alexandria's Broadway yesterday. The next phase of work will concentrate on sidewalk, according to City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven...
Earlier this summer, I reached a milestone – my 100th. No, not my age. It was the 100th race that my wife, Celeste, and I have entered since our first 5K race, put on by the Lakes Area Humane Society back in 2009. Our 100th race took place in the small town of Henning, a race that we’ve enjoyed running annually every summer. Over the past five years, we’ve ran 5Ks, 10Ks, 10-mile and half-marathons in several big cities, including the Twin Cities, Fargo, Las Vegas, St.
At its Monday meeting, the Alexandria City Council approved a resolution that honors Ecumen Bethany Community of Alexandria. The care facility was selected as this year’s winner of the Business...
“What’s going on with the Kmart building?” It’s a common question being asked around Alexandria these days – one that’s sparked a lot of speculation ever since Kmart closed earlier...
Another street party being planned to celebrate project
Long line of cars wait their turn at waste round-up
It was $20,000 more than city’s estimate
Day cares frustrated about lack of rides for pre-schoolers
A 43-year-old Alexandria woman was injured in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 Tuesday. Lisa Steuck was driving a Dodge Caravan west on I-94 near mile post 102 near Alexandria...