Stearns County will have three locations available for absentee voting for the Nov. 6 general election. Absentee voting starts Friday, Sept. 21. Here are the three locations for absentee voting in person: Stearns County Administration Center Auditor’s Office, Room 148 705 Courthouse Square, St Cloud 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Stearns County Service Center West License Center 3301 CR 138, Waite Park
It’s hard to turn down a gift of $6 million. But that’s what happened because Minnesota’s political leaders couldn’t agree on a compromise spending bill. The bill passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature included measures they knew the DFL governor and legislators wouldn’t support. The omnibus spending bill also contained noncontroversial items such as the formal request for Minnesota’s share of
Dennis Molitor Sartell As a long time Sartell resident and as a neighbor of Minnesota Senate candidate Joe Perske, I want to share my deep admiration for him as we all consider our voting decisions, on whom we want to represent us in St. Paul stating next January. Like many concerned citizens, I have always followed the performance of my
St. Stephen’s city government will look the same after the Nov. 6 election. Incumbents filed for the open positions of mayor and the three city council seats. Gene Skaj and Danita Traut filed for re-election to serve four-year terms on the City Council. Stephen J. Trobec, who was appointed Aug. 1, filed for a two-year council term. Jeff D. Blenkush,
Jim Read has walked many miles since last winter and, at least figuratively, it’s mostly been uphill. He’s running as a Democrat for a seat in the state House of Representatives in the deeply red District 13A. He intends to knock on the doors of at least two-thirds of the district’s 13,000 households with registered voters by election day. So
St. Joseph Mayor Rick Schultz will run unopposed for another two-year term. No other candidates filed for mayor when the filing period closed Aug. 14 for offices that do not have primaries. Three candidates filed for two open seats on the City Council. Incumbents Dale Wick and Anne Buckvold will be joined on the Nov. 6 ballot by Brian Theisen.
Five people have filed for three seats on the Sartell-St. Stephen school board. The candidates are Taryn Gentile, Melinda Vonderahe, Jeremy Snoberger, Patrick Marushin and Amanda Byrd. Snoberger and Marushin are current board members. The general election is Nov. 6 and winners will serve four-year terms. Filings closed Aug. 14.
by Mike Knaak firstname.lastname@example.org Steve Soyka and Dave Bentrud will compete for Stearns County sheriff in the Nov. 6 general election. Voters chose Soyka and Bentrud from a four-candidate field in the Aug 14 primary election. Soyka finished with 7,346 votes followed by Bentrud with 6,335 votes, Robert Dickhaus with 4,112 votes and Dwight Pfannenstein with 1,115. Although his name