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Council appoints election judges

At its Monday meeting, the Alexandria City Council appointed 59 election judges for the Aug. 14 primary election and the Nov. 6 general election.

All the judges completed the required two hours of training.

Minnesota law requires the appointments at least 25 days before the election.

Another item from Monday's meeting that wasn't reported in other council stories: A position is open on the city of Alexandria's Housing and Redevelopment Authority Board.

Those interested in applying for the spot may contact Jeff Hess at the HRA, 320-762-1311, or City Administrator Marty Schultz, 320-759-3629.

Al Edenloff

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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