Local legislative candidate forum set for Monday, Oct. 3

The League of Women Voters of the Brainerd Lakes Area will host the forum in Central Lakes College’s Dryden Theater.

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BRAINERD — A legislative candidate forum is set for 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, featuring eight local house and senate races.

The League of Women Voters of the Brainerd Lakes Area will host the forum in Central Lakes College’s Dryden Theater. The event will also be livestreamed at .

The following candidates were invited to participate in the forum:

  • Senate District 5: A. John Peters, DFL, and Sen. Paul J. Utke, R;
  • Senate District 6: Sen. Justin Eichorn, R, and Steve Samuelson, DFL;
  • Senate District 10: Suzanne M. Cekalla, DFL, and Nathan Wesenberg, R;
  • House District 5A: Brian M. Hobson, DFL, and Krista Knudsen, R;
  • House District 5B: Gregg Hendrickson, I/A, and Mike Wiener, R;
  • House District 6A: Richard “Rick” Blake, DFL, and Ben Davis, R;
  • House District 6B: Sally Boos, DFL, and Rep. Josh Heintzeman, R;
  • House District 10A: Rep. Ron Kresha, R.
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