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Website © 2019. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal. PAGE 15 November 3, 2016 This is a compilation of possible candidates in our area. Please check on page 14 for those offices that apply at your polling place. This will tell you who's on your ballot. It's easy to check at for your ballot information, polling location, and you'll find links to many of the candidate websites too. You can find your local ballot on the website; print it, mark it, and bring it with you to vote! U.S. President & Vice President Soil and Water Supervisor District 4 (Stearns) Donald J. Trump and Michael R. Pence (Rep.) David Brinkman Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine (DFL) Darrell Castle and Scott Bradley (Constitution Party) Soil and Water Supervisor District 1 (Meeker) Dan R. Vacek and Mark Elworth, Jr. (Legal Marijuana GregoryA. Jans Now) Jill Stein and Howie Hawkins (Green Party) Soil and Water Supervisor District 2 (Meeker) "Rocky" Roque De La Fuente and Michael Steinberg Robert J. Schiefelbein (American Delta Party) Evan McMullin and Nathan Johnson (Independence)Soil and Water Supervisor District 4 (Meeker) Gary Johnson and William Weld (Libertarian Party) Fred Behnke or Sidney Willson U.S. Representative District 6 incumbent Tom Emmer (Rep.) or David Snyder (DFL) U.S. Representative District 7 Dave Hughes (Rep.) or incumbent Collin Peterson (DFL) State Senator District 13 incumbent Michelle Fischbach (Rep.) or Michael Willemsen (DFL) State Representative District 13A incumbent Jeff Howe (Rep.) or Anne Buckvold (DFL) City of Eden Valley Mayor: incumbent Brent Bengtson running unopposed Council (elect 2): Troy Huschle, Jeff Bradshaw, Patrick Becker City of Kimball Mayor: incumbent Tammy L. Konz or DuWayne E. Orbeck Council (4 years, elect 2): Sheryl A. Carlson and write-in Council (2 years, elect 1): Megan Kiffmeyer City of Kingston Mayor: incumbent Jim Herda Council (elect 2): Peter R. Axford, A. Kokkonen Douglas Serbus, Joel Hospital District Board Member (Paynesville Area) Dave Currens at Large Hospital District Board Member at Large (Eden Valley) Andrea Berger Associate Justice - Supreme Court 6 Natalie Hudson or Michelle L. MacDonald Judge - Court of Appeals 5 Louise Dovre Bjorkman Judge - Court of Appeals 8 Denise D. Reilly Judge - Court of Appeals 11 Michelle A. Larkin Judge - Court of Appeals 13 Randolph W. Peterson Judge - Court of Appeals 14 Larry Stauber Jr. Judge - Court of Appeals 16 Peter M. Reyes, Jr. State Senator District 18 incumbent Scott J. Newman (Rep.) or Amy Wilde (DFL) State Representative District 18A incumbent Dean Urdahl (Rep.) Constitutional Amendment 1: YES or NO "Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to remove state lawmakers' power to set their own salaries, and instead establish an independent, citizens-only coun- cil to prescribe salaries of lawmakers?" County Commissioner District 3 (Stearns) Jeffery H. Mergen County Commissioner District 4 (Meeker) incumbent Mike Housman or Greg Nelson Soil and Water Supervisor District 2 (Stearns) Arlyn Lawrenz Soil and Water Supervisor District 3 (Stearns) David Weller City of South Haven Mayor: incumbent Dave Kothe or Norm Bodeker Council (elect 2): Jessica Jarvis, Misty Bayed, James Canesi Council (elect 1): Dustin Nicka Question: YES or NO "Shall the city council be allowed to issue on-sale licenses to restaurants, clubs, bowling centers, and hotels for the sale of intoxicating liquor at retail on Sundays?" City of Watkins Mayor: incumbent Frank Eder or Robert M. Wright Council (elect 2): Susan Llnterberger, Marc Wirz ISD #463, Eden Valley-Watkins School District Board member (elect 4): Ann Lemke, Sarah Kuechle, Robert Flaschenriem, and Robert Stenger Board member (elect 2): Nathaniel "Jay" Brovold, Lori Dockendorf ISD #739 Kimball School District Board member (elect 3): Karla Davis, Heather Hooper, Tim Zipoy Jeffrey L. Lerum, Judge - Court of Appeals 17 Matthew E. Johnson Judge - Court of Appeals 18 Heidi Schelhas Judge - Court of Appeals 19 Francis Connolly Judge -7th District Court 3 Daniel A. Benson Judge -7th District Court 18 Michael Fitz Judge -7th District Court 22 Sally Ireland Robertson Judge -7th District Court 25 John H. Scherer Judge -7th District Court 28 Douglas P. Anderson Challenging times lay ahead for will "We are in hopes this year has been scheduled for Dec. 17, at the grave sites. Everyone is invited Date of Birth, of the veteran or be expanding this year with the we will again be able to honor 11 a.m., the third (3rd) Saturday in to come and assist in the wreath family member the wreath is for. addition of the newveteran's cem- all our country's fallen vet- December at the Minnesota State distribution. WreathsFrTheFallen'rg will con- etery in Preston Minn. This addi- erans at the Minnesota StateVeterans Cemeteries in Little Falls Because of the limited parking firm the exact location of the grave tion will require many additional Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls and Preston. at the cemetery car pooling is site number. Please make your wreaths needed to honor our Minnesota" said John Thomas,For a number of years nowtherecommended, checkout to "Wreaths". All contri- country's fallen veterans and their president of WreathsForTheFallen. annual ceremony has been con- It is suggested everyone plan butions are tax deductible. familiesin Minnesota each year. org. "Now would be an excellent ducted at the Minnesota State to arrive before 10 a.m. Plans are For those who would like to 2016 will be the busiest year ever time to send that contribution or Veterans Cemeteryhonoringthose to have hot coffee, hot cider and make a general donation or spon- for sponsorship to honor a veteran" veterans that have served honor- other refreshments for all attend- sor a specific wreath for a loved With almost 500 additional said Thomas. ably for our country. After the cer- ing this most honored event. The one, information is on the www. interments at the Minnesota "For those who would like toemony consisting of representa- ceremony starts at 11 a.m. sharp. web site. State Veterans Cemetery in make a general donation to this tives from each branch of the mil- Wreath placement begins at about Everyone is invited to participate the last year the challenge for worthy cause, please feel free to itary, several thousand wreaths ll:20a.m, in the wreath laying ceremony. to honor contribute to the wreath gen- will be placed on the many mark- To have your personal wreathFor additional informa- all ourcountry'sfallenveteransis eral fund for the 2016 event, ers of our fallen veterans. Many hand made and included in this tion, contact: John Thomas at greater thanever. Information is on the www. volunteers from Camp Ripley,memorable event; send your (218) 829-6622, or go to www. For a number of years web site. the Minnesota Patriot Guard,Name, Address, and Phone hum- has Everyone is invited to join and Minnesota Civil Air Patrol, VFW's, ber (in case of questions) and endeavored to honor allour coun- assist us with this most worthy American Legions, and many a minimum of $15 (or more for try's fallen veterans at the ceme- program" said Thomas. other civic organizations along each wreath requested) to: 5244 tery by placing a wreath on each New date for wreath distribution with hundreds of families coming Ashdale Ln - Baxter- MN - 56425. veteran's grave in December. This year the date for the from a wide area will perform the Also include the full name and National RemembranceCeremonyhonor of placing the wreaths on