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Hoffman defeats Skogen for senate seat

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Gretchen Hoffman has defeated Dan Skogen for the District 10 Minnesota Senate seat.

While votes remained to be counted as of 3 a.m. Wednesday, the likelihood of Skogen getting enough Wadena County votes to make up for a deficit of more than 3,000 in Otter Tail County was slim.


"Well, I'm disappointed," the Hewitt DFLer said shortly after midnight when the outcome became clear. "I really put my heart and soul into this job the last four years."

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