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Koenen wins special Senate primary election


WILLMAR - Rep. Lyle Koenen, DFL of Clara City, won today's special primary election in Senate District 20, defeating fellow DFLer John Schultz, of Correll.

The seat was formerly held by DFL Sen. Gary Kubly, of Granite Falls, who died March 2.

According to unofficial election results reported on the Minnesota Secretary of State's website, Koenen had 1,874 votes and Schultz had 947 votes.

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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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