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Coin toss determines Trommald city race

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A flip of the coin elected Gary J. LeBlanc to the Trommald City Council Monday night after he and incumbent council member Cheryl Swanson tied with the 21 votes apiece for one of two spots on the council.


LeBlanc, 63, said Trommald (population 98) doesn’t have a great deal of money and one of his goals will be to see that the city is fiscally responsible.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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