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Granite Gear co-owner Jeff Knight introduces U.S. Sen. Al Franken to the company's product line. Photo by Tammy Francois

Franken visits Two Harbors

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Headquartered in an unassuming single-story structure set back from the road, Granite Gear gives little impression that its products travel the world, some protecting U.S. soldiers in the deserts and mountains of the Middle East.


On Saturday, U.S. Sen. Al Franken -- who's made numerous visits to the war-torn region overseas stopped by the Two Harbors-based company to talk about jobs, the impending sequestration and his vision for economic growth in the Arrowhead.

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