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Julie Johnson, owner of Ottertail Bakery, recently received an unexpected phone call requesting she send some of her rolls to Washington, D.C. for a Senate session.

Senators snack on Ottertail Bakery sweets

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Sometime last week, somewhere in Washington, D.C., in some room, the Senate convened for a meeting. And Ottertail baker Julie Johnson has no idea what the items on the agenda were for the day.


What she does know is a dozen cookies and 18 rolls, more specifically six bismarcks, six long johns, and six caramel rolls, were on the table for the political rendezvous.

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