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The votes have been tallied and the top vote-getters in local towns and school board races are likely preparing for their first-go at public office or settling in for another term.


This article reports results on contested races in: Brandon, Carlos, Garfield, Kensington, Miltona, Nelson, Osakis and Brandon Township; a write-in vote in Millerville; and the following area school districts: Brandon, Minnewaska, Osakis, Parkers Prairie and West Central Area.


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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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