Government

By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, will keep his job as representative for House District 9B for another two years, after receiving 56.42 percent of the vote (8,449) over Democrat Al Doty (6,518 votes). Kresha, who will start his second term in January, said it was nice to know the hard work […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Swanville School levy referendum on Tuesday’s ballot did not pass, with 384 voters (out of 733) voting “No” to the increase in revenue and 349 voting “Yes.” Swanville Public Schools had proposed to increase its general education revenue by $361.57 per pupil. The Pierz building levy passed by a larger […]

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GOVERNOR – 4,106 of 4,106 Incumbent Mark Dayton (DFL) and Lt. Gov. Tina Smith – 989,656 votes (50.07%) Jeff Johnson and Lt. Gov. Bill Kuisle (R) – 878,917 (44.51%) Hannah Nicollet and Tim Gieseke (I) – 56,880 (2.88%) 8th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT – 810 of 810 precincts Stewart Mills (R), Brainerd – 125,201 votes (47.12%) Incumbent […]

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STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 9B – 55 of 55 precincts Incumbent Rep. Ron Kresha (R) – 8,449 votes (56.42%) Al Doty (DFL) – 6,518 votes (43.53%) STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 15B – 24 of 26 precincts Incumbent Rep. Jim Newberger (R) – 7,418 votes (63.26%) Brian Johnson (DFL) – 4,295 votes (36.63%) MORRISON COUNTY SHERIFF 48 of […]

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PIERZ SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #484) 20 of 20 precincts YES     1344     66.73% NO     670     33.27% SCHOOL DISTRICT QUESTION 1 (ISD #484) APPROVAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE Shall the school board of Independent School District No. 484 (Pierz Public Schools) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building […]

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CITY OF LITTLE FALLS – 3 of 3 precincts LITTLE FALLS MAYOR Robin Hensel – 94 votes (.89%) Incumbent Cathy VanRisseghem – 531 votes (16.30%) Greg Zylka – 2,631 votes (80.76%) LITTLE FALLS COUNCIL MEMBER AT LARGE Incumbent Brian-Paul K. Crowder – 409 votes (12.91%) Brad Hircock – 1,878 votes (59.34%) Urban L. Otremba – […]

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HILLMAN TOWNSHIP SUPERVISOR SEAT A Incumbent Harry M. McDonald – 68 votes (100%) HILLMAN TOWNSHIP SUPERVISOR SEAT B Incumbent Tom Stangl – 68 votes (100%) HILLMAN TOWNSHIP TREASURER Incumbent Loren Tomala – 69 votes (100%) MORRILL TOWNSHIP TOWN SUPERVISOR SEAT A Incumbent Ron Beack – 176 votes (98.88%) MORRILL TOWNSHIP TOWN SUPERVISOR SEAT B Incumbent Edward […]

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Morrison County residents, who have not already voted by absentee ballot, can cast their ballot Tuesday, at their appointed polling place. Except for Lakin and Pulaski Township, where polls will be open from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., polls in other locations in the county will be open from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. Polling […]

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By Jim Wright, Correspondent Changes to the rules governing the use of recreational trails were previewed by the County Board of Commissioners, Tuesday. Steve Backowski, the county’s public works director, said the changes are minor things, one being to allow the use of “fat-tire” bikes on the trails during the winter, with the remainder being wording […]

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