Tag: election

Local Results from the August 9th Primary

The results are in from Tuesday night’s August 9th Primary Election. The Ulen-Hitterdal School had a $1.75 million childcare facility referendum on the ballot. That measure failed with 285 people voting “No”, or roughly 70%, and 123 voting yes. In Norman County District 2, Jesse Lee and Nathan Redland will advance to the general election…
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August 10, 2022 0

Aitkin City Council meeting from July 18th

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (7/26/22) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin City Council meeting from July 18th featured talks on filing for candidacy for 2 City Council seats, discussion on cameras at the City Park, and updates from the Street Department on inspections and designations. City Administrator Mike Skrbich presented the public notice to file for…
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July 25, 2022 0

Norman, Mahnomen, & Polk County Election Preview

There will be a number of contested races for county positions in Norman County this fall. Tuesday was the final day to file for election for county, state, and federal offices and four of the five county races will see an incumbent being challenged for their seat. Norman County Sheriff Jeremey Thornton will again be…
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June 2, 2022 0

State Senator Kent Eken Won’t Seek Another Term in Legislature

Audubon, MN — After 20 years in the Minnesota Legislature, District 4 State Senator Kent Eken has announced that will not be seeking reelection this fall. Senator Eken was a longtime Twin Valley resident, but recently moved to the Audubon area. With the recent redistricting no longer including his hometown area in District 4, Senator…
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April 15, 2022 0

Representative Steve Green Announces Candidacy for State Senate in District 2

Fosston, MN — District 2B Representative Steve Green won’t seek another term in the House, but instead hopes to make the move to the Senate. Representative Green announced Wednesday that he will be campaigning for the new District 2 Senate Seat this fall. Having served District 2B since 2012, the Fosston native initially had plans…
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February 23, 2022 0

District 4 State Senator Kent Eken Still Debating Running for Re-election

St. Paul, MN — With the release of the new District Maps in Minnesota, District 4 State Senator Kent Eken is one of the many legislators weighing the option of running for another term. Several have announced their retirement from politics, including Senator Eken’s comrade in the House, District 4B Representative Paul Marquart. With the…
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February 22, 2022 0

Mahnomen School District Hosts Special Election on Tuesday for $4.5 Million Referendum

Mahnomen, MN — This coming Tuesday, February 8th, Mahnomen School District residents will decide the fate of a $4.5 million building referendum as part of a special election. The district initially made a number of critical investments back in 2016 that included new elementary classrooms, HVAC upgrades, proper bus drop offs, and other site improvements.…
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February 7, 2022 0

Hillsboro Commission President Reminds Residents of Upcoming Election Deadline

Hillsboro, ND — Hillsboro City Commission President Terry Sando is reminding Hillsboro residents looking to for a commission seat to consider putting their name in the hat for the election that will take place this June. Candidates have until April 11th to register with City Hall to be on the ballot and Sando, who himself…
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January 17, 2022 0

District 4B Representative Paul Marquart Announces He Won’t Seek Reelection this Fall

Dilworth, MN — District 4B Representative Paul Marquart announced today that he won’t be seeking reelection this year, capping an end to more than 20 years in the Minnesota House of Representatives. He shared the announcement to his followers on Facebook with the following message: “I would like to inform my constituents that I will…
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January 12, 2022 0