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Torrey Westrom, the Republican candidate challenging incumbent U.S. Congressman Collin Peterson for his 7th District seat, stopped by the DL Newspapers office on Wednesday. DL NEWSPAPERS/Vicki Gerdes

Westrom aims to ‘shake up’ political status quo in D.C.

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Though he currently holds a seat in the Minnesota Senate, Elbow Lake Republican Torrey Westrom is hoping voters give him the chance to make a difference on a national scale come November.


“There’s such a need for change right now,” said Westrom during a visit to the Detroit Lakes Newspapers office on Wednesday. “The direction this country is headed is concerning.”

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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