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John Brawthen, of Redwood Falls, expresses his point of view with a sign Friday at the town hall meeting in Willmar about health care reform. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)

Civil tone at Peterson roundtable


WILLMAR -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson's health care roundtable Friday in Willmar was a civil affair, mostly.

Certainly, it was a far cry from the raucous meetings -- full of sign waving, shouting and shoving -- that television news shows have shown in other parts of the country.

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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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