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When it comes to leadership, Rice says he is better prepared to serve


WILLMAR -- Larry Rice of Willmar believes people voting in the August DFL primary should choose him because he is an effective leader.

Rice will face State Sen. Lyle Koenen of Clara City in the Aug. 14 primary. The winner of the primary will face Republican Sen. Joe Gimse in the Nov. 6 general election. The men are running in a primary because the party was split and didn't endorse either of them in the race.

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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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