Tag: election

Climax-Shelly School Board News & Notes

Climax, MN — The Climax-Shelly School Board held their regular monthly meeting last Monday, August 16th. At the meeting the board approved moving forward with a special election this fall. Climax-Shelly Superintendent Dan Dalchow says the purpose of the election is to fill a school board position and renew their current operating referendum. The special…
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August 25, 2021 0

Dr. Tim Godfrey Takes Over as Interim Superintendent at Lake Park-Audubon

Audubon, MN — The Lake Park-Audubon School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Monday night, July 26th. It was the first regular meeting for new Interim Superintendent Dr. Tim Godfrey. Dr. Godfrey comes most recently from Kenmare School District in western North Dakota and brings with him a vast background in education. He adds…
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July 28, 2021 0

Megan Workman hopes to draw families, help Seniors at Aitkin Mayor

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (11/20/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin Mayor-elect Megan Workman has a vision for a bright future for families and our established senior population. We had the opportunity to speak with Workman about her initial feelings going into office and what her early plans are for the community that she has raised her…
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November 20, 2020 0

Breezy Point Mayor-Elect Discusses Reasons for Running, Goals

The city of Breezy Point elected a new Mayor earlier this month in the form of Todd Roggenkamp, who earned 59.9% of the vote over incumbent Tom Lillehei, who earned 39.7%. With Roggenkamp slated to take over in 2021, we spoke with him to get a brief introduction and discuss what lies ahead. When asked…
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November 20, 2020 0

Mahnomen City Council News & Notes from November 16th Meeting

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/19/20) Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen City Council held their second regular monthly meeting on Monday night, November 16th.  It was the first full meeting after the election, in which the City of Mahnomen saw an astounding 75% voter turnout. Residents elected a new Mayor in Julie Hanson and new councilmember…
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November 19, 2020 0

Jenkins Mayor Recaps November 9 Meeting, Talks Elections

The city of Jenkins held a regular council meeting on Monday, November 9, and we spoke with Mayor Jon Lubke about the things that were discussed as well as how the elections in the city went last week. Lubke said the meeting was rather short and to the point. The main item that was discussed…
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November 12, 2020 0

Pierz Mayor Recaps Elections, Council Meeting from November 9

The city of Pierz held a regular council meeting on Monday, November 9, so we spoke with Mayor Dave Fischer about the things that were discussed, as well as the elections that transpired last week in the city. The city approved donations to Law Enforcement United and the Initiative Foundation, decisions Fischer enthusiastically supported. Dates…
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November 11, 2020 0

Nisswa Mayor-Elect John Ryan Talks Goals, Addresses Allegations from Current Mayor Against City Police

The city of Nisswa has chosen a new mayor. Following the controversies that plagued incumbent Fred Heidmann – from defending racist comments made by a Forestview teacher on social media to his arrest following an altercation with Nisswa police to finally accusing city police of misconduct and the council of negligence – the city has…
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November 11, 2020 0

James Hunter talks on being elected back as Crosby Mayor

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (11/6/20) (Crosby, MN) —  After numerous legal battles over a handful of years, James Hunter of Crosby was re-elected to the Mayor of Crosby after Tuesday’s General Election. Just over 35 percent (385 votes) of Crosby residents voted in favor of Hunter with Rick Ferrari coming as the runner-up with just…
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November 6, 2020 0

Eken & Marquart Successful in 2020 Election

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (11/5/20) St. Paul, MN — A couple of our local legislators will remain in office despite some early scares in the polls. District 4B Representative Paul Marquart and District 4 State Senator Kent Eken both were successful in defeating their respective Republican challengers on Tuesday night. The campaign process was certainly…
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November 5, 2020 0