Government

Includes new restaurant building The Maple Grove City Council took steps to approve a new retail site during its Monday, Nov. 3 meeting. The council previously tabled talks because it wanted the applicant to come back with more information on architectural changes to the roof line as well as a possible trash enclosure. Also during […]

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Incumbent law enforcement official notches 67.61 of vote by Tim Hennagir MONTICELLO TIMES   Joe Hagerty was re-elected Tuesday night as Wright County Sheriff, defeating challenger Stacy Braun. Unofficial results updated shortly before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday and posted on the Minnesota Secretary of State’s website with all 43 precincts reporting showed Hagerty had won his […]

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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Long before even half of all precincts had reported their totals on election night, 6th District Republicans were celebrating a hold on their seat in Congress as candidate Tom Emmer, of Delano, enjoyed a large and steady lead over Democratic challenger Joe Perske, the mayor of Sartell. Emmer’s win will […]

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Dist. 30B Republican Eric Lucero easily won his first bid for state house, doubling up challenger and Democrat Sharon Shimek with 9,005 votes for Lucero (68 percent) and 4,256 votes (32 percent) for Shimek.. Lucero, a Dayton City Councilor who lives in the small portion of Dayton that is located in Wright County, was all […]

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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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