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Kent Eken

July 3, 2019
The Twin Valley (Minn.) Living Center closed in November for financial reasons. The home is one of more than two dozen rural nursing homes to close in the state since 2007. The building is now up for sale. Peter Cox / MPR News
More Minnesota nursing homes are closing, and rural towns feel the pain
July 3, 2019 - 7:05am
June 11, 2019
Kent Eken
Eken, Green have starkly different views of this Legislative session
June 11, 2019 - 11:14am
June 3, 2019
Paul Marquart
Minnesota lawmakers steer tax cuts to working families, seniors, farmers, small business
June 3, 2019 - 9:05am
April 17, 2019
U.S. Congressman Collin Peterson was a surprise guest at Monday night's Legislative Town Hall in Detroit Lakes, which was also attended by State Senator Kent Eken and Representative Paul Marquart. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)play button
'Turn off your TV's — I'm serious': Peterson says people should forgo Fox News, MSNBC
April 17, 2019 - 9:26am
April 10, 2019
Legislative town hall set for April 15 at La Barista
April 10, 2019 - 8:34pm
August 8, 2018
State legislators Rep. Paul Marquart (left) and Sen. Kent Eken met with local city, county, school and business leaders for a lunch and tour of local development projects in Detroit Lakes on Tuesday. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
Legislators Eken, Marquart stop in Detroit Lakes Tuesday
August 8, 2018 - 2:32pm
Universal pre-K, gun reform and affordable housing: Area legislators talk issues at town halls in DL, Frazee
April 8, 2018 - 8:36pm
April 22, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
April 22, 2017 - 11:33am
April 4, 2017
Straight from the horses' mouths: DL-area League of Women Voters to host Legislative Town Hall
April 4, 2017 - 10:00am
March 19, 2017
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
March 19, 2017 - 11:00am
December 7, 2016
From left, State Senator Kent Eken , Rep. Paul Marquart and Rep. Steve Green all agreed at a legislative forum Monday night that health care costs in Minnesota must be handled quickly by legislators working together from both sides of the isle.
Local legislators favor special session to deal with healthcare premium crisis
December 7, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 9, 2016
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Minnesotans like panel for determining legislator pay
November 9, 2016 - 10:45am
April 11, 2016
Eken, Marquart set town hall meetings
April 11, 2016 - 5:05am
March 4, 2016
Minnesota state Sen. Kent Eken of Twin Valley explains a constitutional amendment proposal to dedicate funding to elder and disabled care Thursday, March 3, 2016. With him is Rep. Jerry Newton of Coon Rapids. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Don Davis
Dedicated funding sought for Minnesota elderly care
March 4, 2016 - 9:04am
October 10, 2015
Honored for helping people with disabilities
October 10, 2015 - 5:05am
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