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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An ex-boyfriend of State Representative Mary Franson R-Alexandria, filed a defamation lawsuit against her Tuesday. Eric Harpel, chairman of the McLeod County Republican Party, claimed his reputation was ruined by...
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Editor's note: The following news briefs are from Forum Communication Company newspapers in Minnesota. Minnesota Students injured when truck, school bus collide RENVILLE, Minn. –– Seven people, including five teens,...
Get ready for a whole new look downtown
After five years of planning, debate and several twists and turns, the Broadway reconstruction plan is a go. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council voted 3-2 to...
Jacob Dale, a 19-year-old Alexandria man who was charged with three counts of criminal vehicular homicide last summer, now faces drug charges. Dale and another suspect, Joseph Martin Basiago, 21,...
Douglas County residents should be aware of a phone scam demanding payment for electricity bills. On Saturday, April 12, a rural Alexandria small business received a phone call from a...