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Two Stearns Co., Minn., natives face off in Kandiyohi Co. race


WILLMAR -- Two men who were born and raised in Stearns County are competing for a seat on the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners this year.

Roger Imdieke and Alan Welle have lived in Kandiyohi County for decades -- Imdieke for 23 years and Welle for 36 years -- but they both have roots in rural Stearns County. Their grandfathers owned adjoining land.

Imdieke, 57, was the middle child of 13 who lived on a Stearns County dairy farm.

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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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