Al Edenloff is the editor of the twice-weekly Echo Press. He started his journalism career when he was in 10th grade, writing football and basketball stories for the Parkers Prairie Independent. Al started working for the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 as an intern. He returned to Moorhead State University and graduated with honors in 1984 with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He was hired back at the Echo Press shortly after he graduated. He worked in both sports and news, and in 1990, he was promoted to editor. Al thoroughly enjoys the challenges that come with leading a community newspaper in a growing, vibrant community and is fortunate to have a great staff, publisher and production team that make the newspaper a success.
His field of coverage includes Alexandria City Council and writing Echo Press editorials.
Contact him at or 320-763-3133 or 320-815-0834.
Language: English

The old siren has failed to sound and rotate for the last few months and during the civil defense warning test.
Concerns were raised about enforcement, licensing, Avian flu, chicken waste, predators.
Potential occupants of the warehouse include Bimbo Bakeries, Nott Companies
A slew of construction projects are changing the landscape in Alexandria this spring and summer.
β€œTo date, the estimated valuation of post-storm work has exceeded $10 million dollars and there is much more work yet to be done,” said Alexandria Building Official Lynn Timm.
Its new facility will be used for machine design, assembly, testing, customer demonstrations, product development, engineering and logistics.
The donors were Zetetic Study Club and Ameriprise Financial.
City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven filled the council in on the Highway 29 sidewalk, 18th Ave., roundabouts and more.
The Alexandria Youth Baseball Association has been working with local partners for monetary and in-kind donations to complete the projects.
The date is the latest ice-out in five years and joins three other May melt downs since 2000.