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Lyle Koenen, from left, Sen. Joe Gimse, Mary Sawatzky, Rep. Bruce Vogel and Zachary Liebl are pictured Wednesday during the forum, sponsored by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities and hosted by the city of Willmar. In the newly redrawn District 17, voters face a choice between Koenen, a DFLer and veteran of the Minnesota House, and Gimse, a Republican who was elected to the Senate in 2004 and is seeking re-election.Sawatzky, Vogel and Liebl are seeking election in the House. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Koenen, Gimse differ on taxes, but share views in other areas

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WILLMAR -- Joe Gimse and Lyle Koenen have differing views about property tax relief and the future of the local government aid program to Minnesota cities, but on other issues the two legislators agreed more than they disagreed at an hour-long candidate forum Wednesday in Willmar.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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