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Albertville Mayor Jillian Hendrickson doubled up opponent Brad Cedargren in the mayor election, having won 1,153 votes (64 percent) to Cedargren’s 645 votes (36 percent). Running unopposed, councilor Rob Olson easily won re-election after getting 1,368 votes (89 percent). Write-in candidate Walter Hudson also successfully secured election to the council. “I am thrilled and humbled […]

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Former St. Michael-Albertville High School counselor Jennifer Peyerl was the big winner in the STMA School Board election, having beat out all other candidates to secure the most votes. Long time board member Gayle Weber also won re-election, as did current board member Jeff Lindquist. In a stunning result, board chairperson Douglas Birk came up […]

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Unofficial polling results for the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office are in, and with all precincts reporting, Rich Stanek will continue to hold the office for his third term. Stanek, a former Minnesota State Representative, won the election by a wide margin, winning 234,840 votes, or 67.66 percent. Stanek defeated challenger Eddie Frizell, a deputy police chief and colonel in […]

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Incumbent Jennifer DeJournett cruised to a victory over challenger John Skavnak in the election for the Three Rivers Park District Board of Commissioners, District 2. DeJournett earned 29,884 votes (71.04 percent), while Skavnak received 11,983 votes (28.49 percent), according to the preliminary results posted on the Minnesota Secretary of State website. Another 199 write-in votes […]

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St. Michael will have a new face on the 2015 city council, and it belongs to Cody Gulick. In the race for two city council positions, Nadine Schoen easily won re-election, having secured 2,758 votes (36 percent). Newcomer Gulick was also elected, after receiving 1,812 votes (23 percent). Coming up short were challengers Keith Wettschreck, […]

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Four Hennepin County district judge positions were contested on the Tuesday, Nov. 4, ballot.  Seat 16 Incumbent James Moore won re-election to the seat to which he was appointed in 2012. The Plymouth resident was challenged by Bruce Michael Rivers, Minneapolis. Moore took 66 percent of the vote, to 33 percent for Rivers. Vote totals […]

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Republican Tom Emmer has been declared the winner of Minnesota’s Sixth District race for the U.S. House of Representatives. He has 56 percent of the vote with 107 of 279 precincts reporting. Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate Joe Perske has 38 percent of the vote. Independence Party candidate John Denney has 5 percent of the vote so far. […]

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