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DFL lawmakers Sen. Kent Eken, left, and Rep. Paul Marquart spoke in DL Monday. DL NEWSPAPERS/Nathan Bowe

Marquart, Eken talk state issues

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State Rep. Paul Marquart and State Sen. Kent Eken held a town hall meeting in Detroit Lakes Monday — and they had a lot to talk about.


“The economy is going in the right direction, Minnesota is the fifth-fastest growing state in the nation, people are getting back to work and making money,” Eken told about 50 people at the Detroit Lakes City Council chambers.

“As a result,” he added, this year we were able to cut taxes and invest more in very critical areas of the budget.”

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