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After 32 years, Brenner won't seek board seat

Longtime Carlton County commissioner Dick Brenner announced Tuesday he will not seek another term on the county board.

Brenner is serving his 32nd year on the board, dating back to 1992. Prior to that he served on the Cloquet school board.

"I am not running," Brenner said during the board's monthly committee of the whole meeting. "I've been hounded about it. I am done at the end of December."

"I'm happy for you," board chair Susan Zmyslony said.

Brenner resides in Cloquet and serves District 1, representing west Cloquet, Scanlon and Sawyer.

He is the second commissioner this spring to say he w...