Morrison County Auditor-Treasurer Russ Nygren announced Friday he won't run for re-election. Nygren, who grew up in a family where public service was the norm, was first elected to the Morrison county auditor post in 1986.
BAXTER - Crow Wing County Republicans favored Sen. Julianne Ortman, R-Chanhassen, for U.S. senator and former House Minority Leader Marty Seifert for governor as they met in caucuses Tuesday night.
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BAXTER - Five of six central Minnesota lawmakers on Thursday said they favored an increase in the state's minimum wage, although it appeared there were differences as to what that precise wage figure should be.
Win Borden, a former state senator whose career saw both great success and serious setbacks, died Monday at age 70. In recent years he lived, farmed and wrote from the 1929 wood-heated farm house he was raised in near Merrifield.