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Beetles baseball: World Series champ will lead them – Al Newman new field manager

March 21, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

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Candidates in District 16A focus on jobs, economy, taxes, education

November 1, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Al Kruse and Rep. Chris Swedzinski are focusing on the meat-and-potatoes issues they hear about most from residents of southwestern Minnesota: jobs, the economy, taxes, education and roads.
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Pumping the day away: Al the Pumper joins Dickinson CVB staff

July 13, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

There is an oil well in the middle of Dickinson, but it isn’t pumping crude.
Al the Pumper, a miniature version of an oil field pump jack, is the newest staff member of the Dickinson Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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Sen. Franken to visit Willmar, Minn., to discuss rural health care workforce issues

April 2, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Sen. Al Franken will visit Willmar on Tuesday to tour Rice Memorial Hospital and talk to area health care officials and employees about the workforce challenges facing rural health care. Continue Reading

Sen. Franken hires Juhnke for ag, energy and environmental outreach slot

March 2, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Seven-term veteran state Rep. Al Juhnke, DFL-Willmar, will go to work for U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. Continue Reading

Vogel, fresh off Election Day upset, says he’s ready, eager to get to St. Paul

November 16, 2010 in West Central Tribune

In the two weeks since ousting veteran legislator Al Juhnke from the House 13B seat, Bruce Vogel has been busy getting his house in order in Willmar before he leaves to set up a new house and office in St. Paul.
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House 13: Bruce Vogel leads Al Juhnke with 74 percent of precincts reporting

November 2, 2010 in West Central Tribune

Challenger Bruce Vogel is holding a lead over incumbent Al Juhnke in House District 13B with 74 percent of precincts reporting. Continue Reading

Editorial: Al Juhnke is the best choice for Dist. 13B

October 24, 2010 in West Central Tribune

House District 13B voters face the choice on Nov. 2 between Democratic incumbent Al Juhnke and Republican challenger Bruce Vogel.
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Grass Lake restoration discussed at meeting attended by stakeholders

September 14, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR As the first phase of the Grass Lake restoration project gets finalized in preparation for spring construction, stakeholders were asked Tuesday to work together to develop a middle-ground plan for phase two.
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Alexandria: Birthplace of windsurfing?

September 6, 2010 in DL-Online

One day, about 50 years ago, Al Seltz daringly rose to his feet on the edge of a sailboat, and skillfully skimmed over the waters of Lake L’Homme Dieu. That moment may have put him in the history books. Continue Reading