Rep. John Persell and Sen. Mary Olson, both Bemidji Democrats, try to explain the enormity of the state budget deficit the state faces over the next fhree years to about a dozen people who attended Olson's town hall meeting Friday evening at Bemidji City Hall. Pioneer Photo/Brad Swenson
Town Hall meeting: Persell spars with constituents
Rep. John Persell said Friday he'd looked into ways to impeach Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a comment that drew an angry rebut from a constituent.
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