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Treasurer, one commissioner to face challengers

Filing for office closed Tuesday, and Becker County Commissioner Bob Bristlin has two challengers for the District 4 seat on the county board -- John Bellefeuille of 24439 Clark Gable Road and Chet Collins of 25718 East Cozy Cove Road.

County Treasurer Ryan Tangen has one opponent running for the newly-consolidated position of county auditor-treasurer -- Larry J. Moe of Frazee.

Dr. Knute Thorsgard filed for re-election to the county coroner job. He is running unopposed.

No challengers emerged for County Commissioner Harry Salminen of District 2; County Attorney Joe Evans; or County Recorder Darlene Maneval.

They are running unopposed, as is County Surveyor Roy Smith and Becker Soil and Water Conservation District supervisors Jerome Flottemesch and Don Lefebvre.

Sheriff's Deputy Jay Nelson will face off with Sheriff Tim Gordon for the sheriff's job.