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Peterson upset over 'grounding'

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With a constituency that covers 35 of Minnesota's 87 counties, spanning 400 miles from north to south, U.S. Congressman Collin Peterson has always found it most practical to use his private, single-engine airplane for transportation around the district on official business.


But since Jan. 4, his plane has been sitting in a hangar at the Detroit Lakes airport, unused -- and he's become increasingly frustrated by the cause of its "grounding."

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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.
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