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Schultz enters race for Minnesota's 8th Congressional District
Schultz is angling for a rematch in Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District, which stretches from areas just north of the Twin Cities area all the way to the Canadian border. Schultz lost to Republican U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber by 15 points in 2022....
Absentee voting in presidential primary opens Jan. 19
Ready or not, it’s time to start thinking about voting in what amounts to an election-heavy year. Next Friday, Jan. 19, marks the start of absentee voting for the state’s presidential nomination primary on March 5 — the first of three... Full story
Nystrom makes case in county
DFL Congressional candidate Quinn Nystrom made a campaign stop in Cloquet Saturday as part of a whistlestop tour across every county in the 8th Congressional District. Nystrom addressed close to 30...
Race for state Supreme Court heats up
Minnesota Supreme Court Associate Justice Paul Thissen is trying to retain the seat he was appointed to in 2018. His challenger is Michelle MacDonald, a controversial lawyer who is making her fourth bid for the court. This is the first time Thissen...
Lee announces run for Minnesota Senate District 11
Michelle Lee is running to represent District 11 in the Minnesota Senate. The Moose Lake resident will seek the DFL endorsement at the district convention in March. Lee told supporters and attendees... Full story
Ward 3 Cloquet Council Candidate profile: Uriah Wilkinson
Ward 3 Cloquet Council Candidate profile: Uriah Wilkinson PKN: Briefly summarize your personal background and qualifications. Wilkinson: I have been a resident of Cloquet (with my five children) for... Full story
Ward 3 Cloquet Council Candidate profile: Ray Schow
Ward 3 Cloquet Council Candidate profile: Ray Schow PKN: Briefly summarize your personal background and qualifications. Schow: I have held jobs in almost all sectors of the job market, from janitor to... Full story
Ward 3 Cloquet Council Candidate profile: Chris Swanson
Ward 3 Cloquet Council Candidate profile: Chris Swanson PKN: Briefly summarize your personal background and qualifications. Swanson: I grew up and lived in this area of Cloquet most of my life. I've... Full story
Swanson, Wilkinson advance to Ward 3 general election
Chris Swanson and Uriah Wilkinson advance to the general election on Feb. 11 for the Ward 3 Cloquet City Council seat. Not too many voters turned out for the primary election in Cloquet today, where...