election

To the Editor: This election is primarily about the power of government, whether we begin to reverse the Democrat practice of buying votes (taking from you and giving to others).  Think cell phones, loan forgiveness, cash by way of the Earned Income Credit; the list is long and accelerating.  I could also write about free [...]

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To the Editor: I saw a mailing from Bob Barrett’s opponent and I had to chuckle. The opponent skips over his four failed years in the Minnesota Senate, when unemployment rose to over 11 percent in our county, and tries to claim his (Olseen’s) prior work as a county commissioner” facilitated major job growth in [...]

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By Derrick Knutson— It’s election season. In North Branch, municipal candidates likely won’t have the cash to throw at TV or radio ads, but they’ll be out in the community knocking on doors and trying to secure your vote. Current mayor Amy Oehlers is not running for re-election. Three candidates are vying for her post. [...]

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Due to redistricting, all five Chisago County Commissioner districts are up for re-election this coming fall. When the filing period ended Tuesday, June 5, the following had filed as candidates: District I: Lora Walker (I), Lyle Johnson, Darrel Trulson District II: Rick Greene (I) District II: George McMahon (I), Curt Flug District IV: Ben Montzka [...]

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