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Gov. Pawlenty to speak Wednesday in Willmar

WILLMAR -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty will speak at the Willmar Conference Center on Wednesday.

Pawlenty will attend a lunch meeting of the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the conference center, 2100 Highway 12 E.

Pawlenty is expected to speak about the state bonding bill, the unallotment process, the budget deficit, his two terms as governor and what he sees next for the state and himself.

He will answer questions after his presentation.

Individual tickets are $20 for chamber members and $25 for the general public which in-cludes an all-inclusive lunch.

Tickets must be purchased in advance today, and no tickets will be sold at the door.

To purchase tickets call the chamber at 235-0300 or send an e-mail to