Radinovich narrowly beats Lueck


Republican Dale Lueck of rural Aitkin narrowly led newcomer Joe Radinovich of Crosby in the race for House District 10B in results posted shortly before midnight Tuesday. This was the first run for a state Legislature seat for both candidates.

With about 22 percent of the precincts recording Lueck was leading 2,808 to 2,621 or 51.68 percent to 48.24 percent.

Lueck is a former Aitkin County commissioner. Radinovich is a union official.

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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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