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Candidates consider bid for open Minn. House seat

Published 10:45am Wednesday, January 2, 2013

MANKATO — A number of candidates are running or considering a run for an open southern Minnesota House seat.

DFL Rep. Terry Morrow of St. Peter resigned the seat last month. House District 19A covers Nicollet County and parts of north and west Mankato. Gov. Mark Dayton has yet to declare a vacancy and set a special election.Robin Courrier, a North Mankato teacher and union leader, is running. North Mankato pork producer Karl Johnson is also considering a Democratic bid.