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Ballots will be recounted for Olson-Wenner commissioner race

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Another recount will take place in Douglas County -- this one for the Douglas County Commissioner District 5 race between incumbent Dan Olson and Carol Wenner.


Olson appeared to be the winner on election night by a slim 18-vote margin, 1,534 to 1,516.

The race for House District 8B between incumbent Republican Mary Franson and DFLer Bob Cunniff was even closer, with Franson winning by one vote.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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