■ Ruud defeats Stevenson, returns to Senate
Carrie Ruud of Breezy Point will return to the Minnesota Senate after being elected in 2002 and serving one term. The Republican-endorsed candidate was formerly mayor of Breezy Point.
Republican Carrie Ruud of Breezy Point, who previously served one term in the Minnesota Senate, held a lead late Tuesday night over DFLer Taylor Stevenson of Baxter, 6,885-5,427 or 55.8 percent to 44 percent.
Nothing may change
Millions of dollars have been spent to convince Minnesotans to vote one way or the other on the two proposed constitutional amendments but a Hamline professor on Thursday raised the possibility that regardless of the outcomes of the two votes nothing will change.
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A Minnesota House Republican Campaign Committee (HRCC) field staff member who misrepresented himself as a Hill City Democrat in a letter to the editor in Wednesday's Brainerd Dispatch is no longer employed by the committee.
The Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commission and Manager Search Committee on Wednesday brainstormed over questions they'll ask airport manager candidates in the next week.
The airport officials met in the airport conference room at the airport.