[Solved] Text width minitoc in two column document

Thomas Asks: Text width minitoc in two column document
I would like to have a minitoc in my two column document, utilising the full width of one column. How do I achieve this?

See attached a MWE and the red box in the figure below which indicates the space which is currently not used.

Thanks in advance, Thomas.

MWE illustrating the problem:

Code:
documentclass[twocolumn]{article}

usepackage{hyperref}

usepackage{minitoc}
mtcsetrules{secttoc}{off}
mtcsettitle{secttoc}{}
mtcsetoffset{secttoc}{-3em}
dosecttoc

usepackage{lipsum}


begin{document}
    tableofcontents
    
    section{This is the first section}
    lipsum[66]
    secttoc
    
    subsection{Part 1 this is the first subsection}
    lipsum[66]
    
    subsection{Part 2 this is the second subsection}
    lipsum[66]
end{document}

Resulting in:


red box illustrating unused area

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