Aitkin commissioner to challenge Stevenson in DFL primary


Aitkin County Commissioner Anne Marcotte announced Friday she intends to file for the Senate District 10 seat, running in the DFL primary on Aug. 14.

She will run against the endorsed DFL candidate, Taylor Stevenson, 24, of Baxter.

In a statement, she said Brainerd lakes region residents cannot afford to again risk the future of the region and state to inexperienced candidates.

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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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