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Crow Wing County city filings for 2012 election

Candidates for city offices for mayor and council members throughout Crow Wing County include:


Mayor: Dale Sova, James J. Hunter, Joanna Lattery.

Council member (elect 2): Buzz Neprud, Dusty Paul, Liz Hofmann, Ron Prushek.


Mayor: Darrell Schneider, Peter Abler.

Council member (elect 2): C. Rusty Taubert, Darrell Shannon, Gary Heacox, Mark Wessels.


Mayor: Lloyd Brix.

Council member (elect 2): Dave Zontelli, Gary Hart, Jake Stockard.

Special election for council member: Adam Bedard, Larry “Skip” Gillespie.


Mayor: Michael Aulie.

Council member (elect 2): Debby Leonard, Jessica Richau.

Special election for council member: Mark Severson.


Mayor: George J. Pepek.

Council member (elect 2): Bill Spiess, Gerhart “Gary” Hanson, Russ Gustafson, Ryan Johnson.

Fifty Lakes

Mayor: Ken Hersey.

Council member (elect 2): Gregory Buchite, Jay Weinmann.

Fort Ripley

Mayor: Gerald Tschida.

Council member (elect 2): Ellen Noreen, Lonny Goble.


Mayor: Bruce Alan Pierson.

Council member: Jimmy Naegele, Matt Biever.


Mayor: Belinda M. Stealy, Dean French.

Council member (elect 2): Clark Hamdorf, Laura Ukura-Leir, Tambi Herzenach, William (Bill) Thoms.

Special election for council member: Angela (Angie) Kugel, Clem Gagnon.


Mayor: Jon Lubke.

Council member (elect 2): No candidates filed.

Special election: Gary W. Brown.

Manhattan Beach

Council member (elect 2): Janis Allen.

City Clerk-Treasurer: Barb Hanson.


Mayor: Brian Lehman.

Council member (elect 2): Don Jacobson, Gary Johnson, Jan Pierce.

Pequot Lakes

Mayor: Jack Schmidt, Nancy A. Adams, Ryan Dennis Buell.

Council member (elect 2): John Derksen, Scott Pederson, Tom Ryan, Tyler E. Gardner.


Mayor: David C. Peterson.

Council member (elect 2): Pamela A. Dobson, Terry A. Martin.


Mayor: Jim Hiller.

Council member (elect 2): Cheryl Swanson, Gary John LeBlanc, Jackie Wood.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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