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Westrom elected to wrestling HOF

May 11, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Minnesota State Rep. Torrey Westrom, of Elbow Lake, was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. Westrom was inducted as a Medal of Courage honoree. Continue Reading

Historic moment as blind Westrom takes speaker’s chair

May 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Torrey Westrom hopes his historic moment helps other Americans.
The Minnesota state representative stood in as House speaker Tuesday afternoon, apparently the first time a blind person ever to run state House debate anywhere in the country. Continue Reading

Torrey Westrom column: Budget shortfall a clear call for common sense

December 12, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

We recently learned the November state budget forecast calls for a $6.2
billion shortfall in 2012-13 a clear call that like families, small
businesses and local government, state government will also have to
reduce and reform spending to balance its budget. Continue Reading