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Kent Eken, left, and Phil Hansen. Photo by - Nathan Bowe

Phil Hansen vs. Kent Eken -- Distict 4 Legislative matchup

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DFLer Kent Eken faced off against Republican Phil Hansen in a Minnesota Senate District 4 candidate forum Thursday at M State, sponsored by the League of Women Voters and the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce.


In his opening statement, Hansen said he grew up on a farm and found success on the football field.

He graduated from NDSU (where he played football) with a degree in agricultural economics and a minor in business administration.

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