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Minnesota Court of Appeals Judge Randolph Peterson, right, administers the oath of office Wednesday to Sen. Lyle Koenen, DFL-Clara City. Koenen won a special election last week to fulfill the term of the late Sen. Gary Kubly. (Submitted photo by David J. Oakes, Minnesota Senate Photographer)

Koenen moves from Minn. House to Senate

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ST. PAUL -- On Tuesday Rep. Lyle Koenen sat at his desk on the floor of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing his west central Minnesota constituents from District 20B.


On Wednesday morning, Koenen walked down the hall and took a seat on the Senate floor where he was sworn in as the senator from District 20.

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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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