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Byberg announces 2012 bid for Congress


WILLMAR -- Lee Byberg of Willmar has announced his plans to launch a second campaign for Congress.

Byberg, the endorsed Republican, ran against U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson of Detroit Lakes last year. The long-time Democratic incumbent won the race with 55.2 percent of the vote. Byberg received 37.6 percent.

Byberg is vice president of operations for Life Science Innovations Inc. in Willmar. He is married and has three sons.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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