Candidates begin filing for election

Mike KnaakElection 2018, News, Sartell – St. Stephen, St. Joseph0 Comments

by Mike Knaak

Filings for local public offices with primary elections continue through June 5.

Here are the people who have filed through noon on Wednesday, May 30.

The individual listing includes information from the candidate’s voluntary disclosure form if they filed one with the secretary of state.


Senate District 13

Jeff Howe, Republican.

House District 13A

Jim Reed, DFL, political science professor at the College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University.

House District 13B

Tim O’Driscoll, Republican.

Heidi L. Everett, DFL.

Stearns County sheriff

Dave Bentrud, chief, Waite Park police

Bob Dickhaus, lieutenant, Stearns County Sheriff’ Office.

Steve Soyka, sergeant, Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.

Stearns County attorney

Janelle P. Kendall, Stearns County attorney since 2002.

Stearns County auditor/treasurer

John William Beuning.

Randy R. Schreifels.

Sartell mayor (four-year term)

Ryan Fitzthum.

David Peterson.

Sartell City Council (two seats open, four-year term)

Timothy W. Elness.

St. Cloud school board (three seats open)

Scott Andreasen, owner of a private detective firm.

Beth Schlangen, retired.






Author: Mike Knaak

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