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District 10 Senate candidates Gretchen Hoffman, left, and Dan Skogen, right, discuss state issues at last Thursday's forum.

District 10 Senate candidates square off

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There's no love lost in the Senate District 10 race between laidback DFL incumbent Dan Skogen and fiery Republican challenger Gretchen Hoffman.


Skogen, a sports director for a radio station in Wadena, lives with his wife about eight miles south of Wadena on a hobby farm.

"I've focused a lot of my attention on agriculture issue and farm issues," he said.

With nearly 1,200 lakes in Otter Tail County, he also has a finger on the pulse of lakeshore issues.

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