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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

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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 for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454