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Photo provided by Dana Pavek/WDC Schools U.S. Congressman Chip Cravaack visited Lori Grendahl's third-grade class at Wadena-Deer Creek Elementary. He read the book, "House Mouse, Senate Mouse" by Peter J. Barnes, which chronicles how an idea becomes a law. Cravaack also spent time with WDC third-graders fielding questions about his new job as a freshman Congressman representing the 8th District of Minnesota, his career as a Navy pilot and his travels around the world.

Cravaack given the grand tour

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U.S. Congressman Chip Cravaack, R-8th District, visited Wadena on Thursday, Feb. 24, stopping at the WDC elementary school and meeting community leaders at the city council chambers.


Representatives from the school, city government, county government and nonprofit organizations attended the meet-and-greet.

Cravaack is the newly elected representative after defeating longtime incumbent Jim Oberstar in November.

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