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Al Edenloff

Al Edenloff was born in Alexandria and later moved to Parkers Prairie where he graduated in 1979. While in high school, he wrote sports stories for the Parkers Prairie Independent. Al graduated from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communication and started at the Echo Press as a summer intern in 1983. He worked as a reporter until 1990 when he was named editor. He's earned several writing and reporting awards from the Minnesota Newspaper Association (MNA) and the National Newspaper Association. He was presented with the Minnesota News Council's Journalism Accountability Award and is a three-time winner of the MNA's Herman Roe Editorial Writing Award. In his spare time, Al enjoys golfing, fishing, biking, watching sports, cooking and reading mystery novels.

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VIDEO: Four champs repeat at Resorters

For the third straight year, a Vangsness stands at the top of the Resorters Golf Tournament’s Men’s Championship at the Alexandria Golf Club.

Alexandria Echo Press, 08/07/2013

Zebra mussels invade Lake Mary

The list of lakes infested with zebra mussels continues to grow. Last week, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Lake Mary, south of Alexandria.

Alexandria Echo Press, 08/07/2013

WITH VIDEO: Resorters Golf Tournament final results

For the third straight year, a Vangsness stands at the top of the Resorters Golf Tournament's Men's Championship at the Alexandria Golf Club.

Alexandria Echo Press, 08/03/2013

Lots to watch at Resorters Golf Tournament

A proud tradition of great golf, family reunions and exciting competition is in full swing at the Alexandria Golf Course.

Alexandria Echo Press, 08/02/2013

Smoother ride coming soon to Highways 29, 27

One last patch. After that, Highway 29 between Alexandria and Parkers Prairie will be completely resurfaced in 2014, all the way from McKay Avenue to Highway 210.

Alexandria Echo Press, 08/02/2013

Douglas County listed in federal storm disaster area

Douglas County is among 18 Minnesota counties that have been officially declared as a major disaster area because of storm and flood damage that occurred in June.

Alexandria Echo Press, 07/31/2013

Share your favorite fair memories

The Great Douglas County Get Together, otherwise known as the fair, is celebrating 125 years of history this summer. The Echo Press will once again be in the thick of things, taking tons of photos and videos and putting together expanded coverage special sections about the fair.

Alexandria Echo Press, 07/26/2013

Johnson lists jobs, education, fiscal discipline as top priorities in run for governor

Although the election is a good 16 months away, Jeff Johnson is hitting the highway, hoping to drum up support for his gubernatorial bid. He stopped in Alexandria Tuesday to talk about his three priorities if elected governor.

Alexandria Echo Press, 07/26/2013

Mini baby boom keeps hospital OB staff busy

A mini baby boom has been taking place at the Douglas County Hospital (DCH) in the past few days. On July 18, the hospital’s Birth Place was “overflowing with new babies,” said Eddie Reif, DCH director of community relations and development.

Alexandria Echo Press, 07/26/2013

Barn catches fire near Carlos

Carlos firefighters responded to a fully engulfed barn fire at 7383 39th Avenue NE Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of County Roads 85 and 9 east of the Nordic Trails Golf Course.

Alexandria Echo Press, 07/25/2013

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