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Gerlach announces retirement from state Senate


State senator Chris Gerlach announced today that he will not seek endorsement for re-election at his local convention this weekend according to a press release from his office. Gerlach serves District 37, which includes Apple Valley and Rosemount.

The announcement closes a legislative career that spanned six years in the House of Representatives and eight in the Senate.

Gerlach said the change is prompted by his desire to spend more time

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