2012 elections

All generations united on election day Nov. 6 at various polling locations where voters will help decide the next term of leadership on city councils, school boards, county boards and legislative seats. In North Branch, Bruce Christenson (left) and Rick Mondry wore their “I Voted” stickers with pride outside the Chisago County Senior Center around […]

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By Joe Nathan How can we help young people think thoughtfully about this year’s vigorous, sometimes bitter election campaigns?   This can be a great week to help young people gain a better understanding and even respect for what’s happening. Being in schools two to three days a week, I have a chance to talk […]

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The city of Stacy purchased two new voting booths that City Clerk Sharon Payne proudly said she bought “on sale.” However, referring to the Aug. 14 primary Payne said, “We didn’t need them yesterday.” She reported a voter turnout of 53 people. Payne defended her decision to employ all of the election judges at this […]

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