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Gimse considers run for Minn. Senate majority leader


WILLMAR - Sen. Joe Gimse said today he's considering tossing his name into the ring for majority leader in the Minnesota Senate, following the surprise resignation last week of Amy Koch from the top post.

The Willmar Republican said he would be a "calming voice" to the GOP caucus, which has been thrown into turmoil since Koch resigned after it was revealed she had an inappropriate relationship with a male staffer.

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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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