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Ex-Minn. House speaker Searle dies

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WASECA, Minn. -- A southern Minnesota farmer who became speaker of the state House died Sunday in his hometown of Waseca.

Rod Searle, 93, served in the House from 1957 to 1981. He also was president of the Minnesota State University System for a time.


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