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August 17, 2018
Johnson, Walz spar in first governor's debate since primary victories
NISSWA—With their interparty rivals eliminated in the primary, Minnesota's remaining gubernatorial candidates can turn their attention...
August 17, 2018 - 10:01pm
August 16, 2018
Crow Wing County voters turn out on busy primary day
The ballots have been cast, the votes tallied, the winners crowned. Primaries rarely carry as much intrigue as this year, but 2018 delivered...
August 16, 2018 - 11:00am
August 15, 2018
Primary Election 2018
Primary Election 2018, County Races, Statewide Races Check back often as this page will be updated sporadically thorughout election night (or...
August 15, 2018 - 8:48am
Crow Wing County by the numbers: Election results for primary races
For a bevy of races this primary, the state of Minnesota asked Crow Wing County to give its verdict and the voters spoke. Midterm elections and...
August 15, 2018 - 3:00am
Radinovich rises: Son of Cuyuna Range wins 8th Congressional DFL primary
Sporting a pair of stained white Converses and a slick navy blazer, he entered Rumbly Hall in downtown Brainerd with a roar. "Are you ready or...
August 15, 2018 - 2:00am
August 10, 2018
Reader Opinion: Supports Goddard for sheriff
I don't know any of the three candidates that are running for sheriff, but I do know Sheriff Todd Dahl and if he is supporting deputy Scott Goddard then that is who Kathy and I will be voting for. Don T. O'Brien Baxter
August 10, 2018 - 10:30am
Reader Opinion: Observations of candidates for the primary
I will share my observations of candidates running from both political parties for Tuesday's primary election. For attorney general, I have known DFLer Tom Foley for 40 years. In 1989, Foley was the only elected official who testified in support of my stiffer-penalties bill for violent...
August 10, 2018 - 1:30am
August 9, 2018
Money a 'primary' concern in 8th District race
DULUTH—When Tuesday's primary is all said and done, the tale of "How the 8th Congressional District DFL Was Won" is going to have its say...
August 9, 2018 - 6:17pm
August 5, 2018
'Democracy in action': An inside look at voting in a new era
DULUTH — Chelsea Helmer stood before a roomful of election judges in July. The Duluth city clerk was set to deliver a mandatory two-hour...
August 5, 2018 - 6:00am
June 13, 2018
New voting equipment to be used in August primary
New assistive voting and precinct tabulating equipment will be in use in all Crow Wing County precincts beginning with the Aug. 14 primary election....
June 13, 2018 - 6:00am
June 3, 2018
GOP shows mixed opinions on Pawlenty
DULUTH — Three weeks before the Minnesota GOP State Convention, former Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced he would not be attending or seeking...
June 3, 2018 - 3:20pm
February 15, 2018
Blaine, Primus move on after Morrison County primary
Two men are moving on after a special primary election narrowed the field for an open Morrison County Board of Commissioners seat.
February 15, 2018 - 10:30am
January 4, 2018
In 8th District race, Phifer wants end to 'partisan chicken'
First-time congressional candidate Leah Phifer aims to resist President Donald Trump, engage a neglected voter bloc and be a voice of moderation—all...
January 4, 2018 - 8:32pm
March 7, 2016
Reader Opinion: Caucus system is flawed
Regarding calls for the state of Minnesota to switch to a primary for presidential nominations, I agree with Carrie Ruud that the existing caucus system is very flawed, especially if it binds the delegates to vote in line with the caucus polls results. However, I believe the whole...
March 7, 2016 - 11:58pm
August 12, 2014
Demo Derby? Brainerd mayoral candidate Guy Green posted pictures and criticism of the road construction at what appeared to be Garfield Elementary...
August 12, 2014 - 11:17pm