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Douglas County Democrats welcome Collin Peterson at their headquarters

Representative Collin Peterson will be the featured speaker and guest at local DFL party headquarters today, Tuesday, August 24, at 3 p.m.

Collin Peterson has represented Minnesota Congressional District 7 since 1990, after having served in the Minnesota Senate. He is currently chairman of the House Agriculture Committee. He has been asked to make comments about the recently-passed Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

The event will be an afternoon "feast of the garden," supplied and prepared by local Democrats. Entertainment will be provided by local musician Mikko Cowdery and also by Jim Thoreen, the candidate for the District 11 Minnesota Senate seat.

Tickets are available for $10 at the door at DFL headquarters, located at 418 Broadway in Alexandria.