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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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