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For Koenen, experience prepares him for challenges of new district

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WILLMAR -- Sen. Lyle Koenen of Clara City believes his years of experience in the Minnesota Legislature make him the best choice to represent the new District 17.


Koenen was elected to the Minnesota House in 2002 and served there until this spring, when he won a special election to serve the remainder of the late Sen. Gary Kubly's term.

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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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