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PRESCOTT - When Herb Kohl thought of running for the U.S. Senate seat in Wisconsin in 1988, he initially didn't think too highly of his chances.


"When the job opened up, I didn't think I was a willing candidate," he said.

Nonetheless, Kohl won the seat that year and has been elected to three six-year terms since, including last year, when he easily defeated Robert Lorge.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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