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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar listen to a question Friday, June 20, 2014, during a visit to Luverne following flooding in the community earlier this week. DAILY GLOBE/Alex Purdy

Dayton, Klobuchar, Franken visit flooded southwestern Minnesota

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LUVERNE, Minn. -- Gov. Mark Dayton visited southwestern Minnesota on Friday along with other state and federal officials to address the impact of flooding in the region.


Local officials and emergency managers from Rock County gathered at the Rock County Sheriff’s Office to meet with the contingent.

U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and U.S. Rep. Tim Walz were on hand to discuss the impact of recent storms on farms and agricultural communities.

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Erin Trester
Erin Trester is the crime and city reporter for the Daily Globe. She's a native of Lewiston, MN, but moved to Buffalo, NY to attend college and obtained her bachelor's degree in Communications. She started at the Western New York Catholic Newspaper as a reporter in Buffalo, but in October 2013 she returned to her home state to start with the Daily Globe. Most of her spare time is taken up by her 13-year-old thoroughbred named Faith, but some of her other hobbies include reading, fishing and spending time with friends and family. 
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