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Sen. Gary Kubly, DFL-Granite Falls, right, is pictured at the Capitol in this undated photo. Kubly was diagnosed with ALS in December. Also pictured is former Sen. Mary Olson, DFL-Bemidji. Tribune photo

Sen. Gary Kubly diagnosed with ALS; remains focused on legislative duties


Trying to solve the state's massive budget deficit, and meeting the needs of his constituents are the challenges that remain front and center in the mind of State Sen. Gary Kubly, DFL-Granite Falls. He's not going to let a recent diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis keep him from doing his job. "I can't just sit around here feeling sorry for myself,'' said Kubly, 67.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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