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Torrey Westrom

February 6, 2019
Backer, Westrom to host town halls
February 6, 2019 - 3:28pm
January 21, 2019
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Westrom seeks to expand broadband access
January 21, 2019 - 12:21pm
January 13, 2019
Legislators go back to work, get committee assignments
January 13, 2019 - 7:53am
December 5, 2018
Ingebrigtsen to chair environment committee
December 5, 2018 - 5:29pm
April 13, 2018
This Stearns County, Minn., buffer was seeded and state officials checked. It filters pollution from water running into a nearby stream. Board of Soil and Water Resources photo
New buffer penalty draws heat, gets dumped
April 13, 2018 - 2:29pm
March 27, 2018
Tower's Matt Snyder (left) holds up a 51-inch muskie he caught on Lake Miltona on Oct. 22, 2016 that won him and fishing partner, Chris Riebe, the Professional Musky Tournament Trail's Ranger Boats World Championship on the Douglas County Lake. (Submitted photo)
Local reaction as muskies return to the legislative forefront
March 27, 2018 - 6:51pm
March 22, 2018
Sen. Westrom to hold town meetings
March 22, 2018 - 8:36am
January 24, 2018
This drawing shows the proposed expansion of the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria. The new addition is shown on the left side of the drawing. (Rendering provided by JLG Architects)
A $4M pitch to expand ice arena
January 24, 2018 - 12:03pm
April 27, 2017
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Westrom helps shape ag, environment bills
April 27, 2017 - 4:22pm
March 31, 2017
Minnesota state Rep. Paul Torkelson of Hanska explains a transportation fundingi bill he sponsors on March 31, 2017. With him is Rep. Linda Runbeck of Circle Pines. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
March 31, 2017 - 4:50pm
March 24, 2017
Rep. Rod Hamilton, Minnesota House agriculture chairman, proposed a agriculture funding bill that would replace Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed $1 million pollinator protection account for the Department of Agriculture to with $500,000 for University of Minnesota pollinator research. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Agriculture funding bills prioritize new Minnesota crops
March 24, 2017 - 2:34pm
February 17, 2017
Sen. Westrom, Rep. Anderson to hold town halls
February 17, 2017 - 10:13am
January 13, 2017
Mknnesota state Sens. Michele Benson of Ham Lake and Tony Lourey of Kerrick discuss a  health insurance bill in the Senate on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Senators pass health insurance aid bill as debate focuses in rural Minnesota
January 13, 2017 - 9:18am
December 9, 2016
Alexandria City Council members meet with local legislators to go over the city's priorities for the upcoming session. Those attending included (left to right) Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, Sen. Torrey Westrom, council member Todd Jensen, Mayor Sara Carlson and council member Dave Benson. Council members Bobbie Osterberg and Bob Kuhlman were also there, along with City Administrator Marty Schultz. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
City presents 'wish list' to legislators
December 9, 2016 - 6:00am
November 2, 2016
LETTER: Westrom knows importance of rural broadband
November 2, 2016 - 7:00am