CORRECTION: This story has been modified to correctly identify Tim Lokensgard's employment status.
We asked the candidates vying for the open Ward I seat on the St. Peter City Council five questions. Two candidates, Brett Christensen and Thomas Geisler, did not respond to our request. Here are responses from the other three candidates. Incumbents are indicated with an .
We asked the three candidates vying for the two open Ward II seats on the St. Peter City Council five questions. Here are their responses. Incumbents are indicated with an .
Prior to Tuesday’s city office election forum at the St. Peter Community Center, the League of Women Voters raved about the number of candidates who filed for four open positions.
Local government issues will be highlighted Tuesday in the first of two election forums sponsored by the League of Women Voters, St. Peter Area.
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie was at Gustavus Adolphus College on Nov. 1, talking to students taking the fall term seminar class, How Do We Vote?
OWATONNA — Minnesota First District Congressman Tim Walz stood Tuesday with the parents of an openly gay soldier who died in Afghanistan and said he’s opposed to a proposed Minnesota constitution amendment banning same-sex marriage.
This year’s marriage amendment issue on the Nov. 6 ballot has created a lot of activity in south central Minnesota from proponents on both sides of the issue.
One of the big issues facing Minnesota voters on November 6 is whether or not they want to amend the state’s Constitution and define marriage specifically as being between one man and one woman.
OWATONNA — On Wednesday at the Steele County Free Fair, Craig Brenden did what he has been doing on a daily basis the past two months — introduced himself to local voters.
Mike Dudley easily beat his Republican challenger Gene Thomas Kornder, of Belle Plaine, in Tuesday's Minnesota Senate District 20 primary.With 100 percent of the vote counted, Dudley had 87 percent to Kornder's 13 percent."It feels good," said Dudley, who lives in New Prague, but was raised …