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Jeff Johnson, center, chats with Mike and Jodie Herzog, left, and Mark Hagen. VICKI GERDES/TRIBUNE

Gubernatorial candidate has deep DL roots


Detroit Lakes native Jeff Johnson has run for public office a half dozen times now, with only one, a 2006 bid for the State Attorney General’s Office, having ended in defeat.

He served as a representative in the Minnesota House for three terms, from 2001 to 2006, and is now in his second term with the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers and editor of MN Boomers magazine for the past 13 years. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 847-3151