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Two people have stepped forward in the race to fill the vacant Becker County auditor-treasurer position. Darin Halvorson and Mary E. Hendrickson both filed for office Tuesday. The auditor-treasurer position has been vacant since Ryan Tangen took a job with the Detroit Lakes School District earlier this year. Also, Jerome Flottemesch on Tuesday filed for the Becker Soil and Water Conservation District Board in district 1. Filing opened last week and will close at 5 p.m.
No new candidates have stepped forward to file for Becker County office, but Eugene Pavelko has filed for the Becker Soil and Water Conservation District Board in district 4. Filing for public office opened Tuesday. Incumbents Larry Knutson and Ben Grimsley have filed for County Board, and County Attorney Gretchen Thilmoney, who was appointed to the post earlier this year, has filed for election to her first full term. Former County Attorney Mike Fritz left to become a district judge. Two have filed for county recorder: Sandra (Sandee) Listul and Patricia Swenson. And two have a
Filing for public office opened Tuesday, and a half-dozen candidates have already emerged for varioius Becker County positions. County commissioners Larry Knutson and Ben Grimsley have filed for re-election, and...
American Indian veterans will be honored on Thursday with a memorial plaque placed on the Minnesota Capitol grounds. The plaque will be dedicated to all American Indian veterans who have...
Filing for public office opens at 8 a.m. Tuesday and closes 5 p.m. June 3. Becker County commissioners Larry Knutson and Ben Grimsley are up for re-election this year, and three other county offices will be on the ballot: Auditor-treasurer, recorder and sheriff. Two Becker Soil and Water Conservation District board positions will also be on the ballot. The filing fee is $50 for county offices and $20 for Soil and Water Conservation District supervisor. Filing opens July 29 and closes Aug.
It’s not so much Republicans, but fellow Democrats that keep DFL State Chairman Ken Martin awake at night. His biggest nightmare for the general election on Nov. 4 is that Democrats stay home and don’t vote. That’s what happened in 2010, when Republicans romped to victory in Minnesota, taking both houses of the Legislature and even ousting 35-year veteran Congressman James Oberstar from his seat in the usually solid blue Iron Range. Gov.
Due to the Week of the Young Child Parade, Washington Ave, between Holy Rosary Church and North Shore Drive, will be closed today from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m.. Motorists will be required to use an alternate route.
A big surprise awaited 10-year-old Josie Retz of Callaway on Monday, when her fourth-grade class and her foster family took an imaginary flight to Disney World as part of a...
The old-time fishing camp may not be as popular as it used to be, but that doesn’t mean Minnesotans aren’t out there fishing. Anglers these days are more apt to...
Things are looking good for this year’s fishing opener on Saturday – the ice has been off area lakes for about two weeks, the shiners have started to run, crappies are biting – and people are eager to get out on the open water after a long, cold winter. “It’s definitely better than last year,” said Quality Bait & Tackle owner John Store. “They’re talking 47 degrees (water temperature) on the opener. Last year it was probably 32.” Last year, the ice officially left Detroit Lake on Sunday, May 12 – the day after the fishing opener, according to the DNR.