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Rep. Mary Sawatzky, DFL-Willmar, left, visits Wednesday with Ruth Cazer, a Bethesda Pleasantview resident, during a roundtable discussion at the nursing home. The meeting was held to highlight new legislation that impacts senior citizens, as well as a wage increase for nursing home workers. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Minnesota legislators tout bills that benefit seniors


WILLMAR -- Based on the applause from senior citizens who met with local lawmakers Wednesday at a Willmar care center, there's appreciation for legislation approved this year that could improve care for seniors and improve pay for those providing the care.

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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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