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The Rev. Jeff Engholm prepares meatballs for Vinje's supper last year. Submitted photo

Annual Election Day lutefisk supper more about food than politics


WILLMAR -- Forget Republican or Democrat. At the Vinje Lutheran Church lutefisk and meatball supper, held every year on Election Day, people align themselves with two different but equally polarizing parties: butter or cream sauce.

"The only thing political about our lutefisk supper is the strong divide between people who top their lutefisk with butter or cream sauce," said the Rev. Jeff Engholm, pastor at Vinje Lutheran Church. "People could debate about that subject for hours."

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Ashley White

Ashley White is the community content coordinator for the West Central Tribune. Follow her on Twitter @Ashley_WCT.

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