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U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson flew to Willmar on Monday and announced his bid for re-election. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)

Peterson to seek re-election to House


WILLMAR –– Since Willmar is the second-largest city in the sprawling 7th Congressional District that covers more than a third of the state, U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson said it made sense that Willmar was his second stop Monday to announce his re-election bid to Congress.

Peterson, a DFLer from Detroit Lakes, was first elected in 1990 to the U.S. House of Representatives.

His announcement that he intends to seek another term put a stop to rumors that he would not run again.

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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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