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Hudson Mayor Dean Knudson announces his candidacy for the State Assembly from the patio of the Pier 500 restaurant last Friday.

Dean Knudson announces run for state Assembly

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Hudson Mayor Dean Knudson made it official on Friday.

He ended the speculation that began when State Rep. Kitty Rhoades announced in March that she wouldn't be seeking re-election to the state Assembly in the fall.


Knudson, in events at River Falls and Hudson, confirmed that he would be a candidate for the 30th District seat that Rhoades is leaving after 12 years in office.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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