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Celeste Edenloff

Special Projects Lead/Reporter

Celeste Edenloff is the special projects lead and a reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press. She has lived in the Alexandria Lakes Area since 1997. She first worked for the Echo Press as a reporter from 1999 to 2011, and returned in 2016 to once again report on the community she calls home.

Celeste works on special projects such as the Veterans Salute magazine, Impact magazine, along with other numerous special projects produced by the Echo Press. She also covers the Douglas County Board and Alexandria School Board, as well as reports on many other area happenings and topics.

Celeste and her husband, Al, enjoy running and the two of them have participated in hundreds of races covering the 5K, 10K, 10-mile and half-marathon distances.

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The combination of white spruce and red pine trees were donated by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
The following is an opinion column written by an Echo Press editorial staff member. It does not necessarily reflect the views of the Echo Press.
The walk was held in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month.
The bids came in way over engineer's estimated cost.
Dustin and Desiree Wiita, along with their four young children, were safe in the their basement under the stairwell in a storage space when the storm hit their neighborhood in northwest Alexandria on Thursday, May 11.
At the Monday, May 16, regular meeting, school board members approved allowing for a public comment period, but not without rules and for one school board member, not without some hesitation.
State Farm agent Amy Christopherson was able to help a local family who lost their house in Thursday's tornado.
Several houses in Chad Schroeder’s neighborhood – South Darling Drive NW, Donna Drive NW, Edna Drive NW, West Meadow Lane NW and South Darling Court NW – were damaged in the tornado, which produced 100 mile per hour winds, according to the National Weather Service.
He was transferred to Children's Hospital and is in stable condition.