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U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar makes a point Saturday as she visits with a group of Kandiyohi corn and soybean growers at Sunray Square in Willmar. Klobuchar was joined by Rep. Al Juhnke, DFL-Willmar, and Tom Meium, a local staff person for U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, during a session to discuss the importance of biofuels to the nation and to the farm economy. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Lawmakers tout importance of biofuels to ag industry

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WILLMAR -- Biofuels and budgets were the topics when state and federal lawmakers met with farmers Saturday morning.

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and state Rep. Al Juhnke, DFL-Willmar, spoke to Kandiyohi Corn and Soybean Growers at Sunray Square in Willmar.

Tom Meium, a local staff person for U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., also spoke during the event.

Klobuchar and Juhnke both talked about the importance of biofuels to the nation and to the farm economy.

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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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