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Governor Walz Issues Writ of Special Election to Fill House District 11B Vacancy

On February 14, Governor Tim Walz issued a writ of special election to fill a vacancy in the office of State Representative for House District 11B in Kanabec and Pine Counties. The candidate filing period was February 15-19. The candidate withdrawal...

 

Jason Rarick officially sworn in as the Minnesota Senator for Carlton, Kanabec, Pine, and St. Louis Counties

Carlton, Kanabec, Pine, and St. Louis County residents once again have a voice in the Minnesota Senate, as newly-elected Senator Jason Rarick (R-Pine City) officially took the oath of office...

 

Special Election for District 11B House seat coming up on March 19

Candidates have filed for the vacated District 11B House of Representatives seat after Jason Rarick went on to win the District 11 State Senate seat in a special election on Tuesday, February 5. Rarick won with 52 percent of the 15,623 votes cast....

 

Secretary Simon Calls on Legislature to Fix Flawed Timeline for Future Special Elections

Secretary of State Steve Simon today announced that he is working with the legislature to extend the time period for future special elections. Under current state law, the Governor must call for a special election when there is a legislative vacancy...

 

District 11 State Senate seat goes to Jason Rarick

While the crowd gathered at the Rarick election headquarters in Banning Junction, cheering on statements made by President Trump during his State of the Union Address, Senate District 11 candidate...

 

Rarick endorsed by local Republican Party

The Republican endorsing convention held on January 8 determined there will be no primary for the Republicans and that District 11B State Representative Jason Rarick will be the lone GOP ticket on the ballot. The convention was held at 7:00 p.m.at...

 

On the ballot: Kettle River City Council

Please note our print edition did not include Guy P. Collier due to a communication error....

 

Your vote counts

Primary elections are right around the corner — a few short days from publication date. Tuesday, August 14, don’t forget to cast your vote in the primary. What is the purpose of a primary...

 

Windemere votes: Wesley & Danelski

Resident Alan Overland was again chosen to head up the March 13 annual Windemere Township meeting. Overland commended the large number of voters who came out this year. John Wesley was elected Township Supervisor with 346 votes, and Scott Danelski...

 
 By Press reports    Politics    May 23, 2013

Same-sex marriage legalized

“Today, love wins,” said Sen. Tony Lourey, DFL-Kerrick, who voted for the Senate bill to legalize same-sex marriage in a historic vote, 37-30, May 13. The Minnesota House approved a similar bill last week. Gov. Mark Dayton signed the bill into la...

 

Legislature heads into final stage of session

It has been a hectic, but productive start to the 2013 Legislative Session. This session we have expanded Medical Assistance, continued and improved MinnesotaCare funding and created one of the best health care exchanges in the nation. In addition,...

 

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