Local

Goodhue County Commissioner District 3: Byron “Barney” Nesseth was elected to the board with 58.95 percent of the votes over Todd Angelstad’s 40.72 percent.

Two candidates, James Jarvis and Rodney Woock, are running for one of the three regular seats available on the Kenyon-Wanamingo Board of Education. Three candidates, incumbent Debb Paquin, incumbent Karla Bauer and Jamie Sommer are on the ballot for the special election 2-year term; only two…

spotlight

Local political candidates for the office of Minnesota Senate District 21 and Minnesota House District 21A and 21B met for a political forum at the Cannon Falls High School last Thursday evening. 

spotlight

In the wake of Dan Rechtzigel’s decision to not see re-election in November, Byron “Barney” Nesseth announced today that he will run for the vacant seat.

spotlight

The GOP and DFL held primaries nationwide, Tuesday in an attempt to narrow down the field in anticipation of state and national conventions. Unlike the other states that make up Super Tuesday, Minnesota caucuses instead of voting by primary.

spotlight

Jim Story is the second 2015 recipient for the Don Gates, Jr. Guardsman of the Year award. The award was presented to Story during the monthly Kenyon Veteran’s Color Guard meeting. Pictured: Jim Story and Mike (Mack) McDonald. (Mary Phipps/Kenyon Leader)

On the heels of last week’s article appealing for write-in candidates to round out the November ballot for Kenyon-Wanamingo School Board, the Leader asked the two registered candidates to share some information about themselves.

spotlight

The theme of Gov. Mark Dayton’s tax proposal looks to be ‘lower the rate, but broaden the base’. To illustrate the idea in basic terms, if the school wanted to raise $1,000 in a fundraiser selling widgets, they could aim to sell 100 widgets at $10 each. However, they could also aim to sell 1…