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Al Juhnke chats Wednesday over a cup of coffee in Spicer about his career options after a surprising loss in the Nov. 2 general election. The 14-year legislator from Willmar lost to Republican Bruce Vogel. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

After election defeat, Juhnke looks for new doors to open


Looking rested and getting more comfortable every day with his new status as a lame duck legislator, Al Juhnke is looking at a lot of doors right now. He's confident the right one will open and he'll walk into a new adventure. "I'll see where the future takes me," said Juhnke in an interview last week in Spicer . "I'm waiting to see what door opens up."

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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