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Mark Thompson, assistant Kandiyohi County auditor, is shown with tubs of ballots that will be recounted Wednesday for the U.S. Senate race. To accommodate the Tribune's request for a photo, Thompson and Auditor Sam Modderman were present, per the protocol of always having two people present with the ballots. Their entry into the locked room was noted in a log that is kept, detailing the reasons for anyone entering the room. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Recounts will begin Wednesday in Kandiyohi County


WILLMAR -- Tables, chairs, pilers, sorters and -- most importantly -- ballots are being prepared for the recount in the U.S. Senate race that will begin at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Kandiyohi County.

Chippewa and Pope counties will also begin Wednesday.

Renville, Swift, Meeker and Yellow Medicine counties will begin their recount on Thursday, and Lac qui Parle County is scheduled to begin Friday.

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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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