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Black Swan Cooperage owner Heidi Krasch, right, explains the barrel making process to Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., on Tuesday in Park Rapids. (Anna Erickson | Forum Communications)

Klobuchar tours area companies

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PARK RAPIDS -- U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., was in the Bemidji area on Tuesday, specifically visiting businesses in Park Rapids and Walker.


In Park Rapids, Klobuchar took a tour of Black Swan Cooperage, a family run business that handcrafts barrels that are sold to small distilleries and microbreweries across the country.

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