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Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., takes a question Saturday during an interview at the West Central Tribune offices in Willmar. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

U.S. Sen. Franken hopes for Farm Bill legislation


By Linda Vanderwerf

WILLMAR -- U.S. Sen. Al Franken hopes to see bipartisan support for the new Farm Bill the Senate Agriculture Committee will be working on in the coming week.

The Minnesota Democrat wrote an energy section for the bill, which includes the Rural Energy for America Program.

Franken was in Willmar on Saturday during a visit to the state.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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