Clifford Knutson of Alexandria released information this week about his campaign to seek the DFL endorsement for the Minnesota State House 12B seat.
One other DFL candidate is in the running – Rick Rosenfield of Alexandria.
The DFL District 12 endorsing convention is set for Thursday, April 19 at Minnewaska High School, west of Glenwood on Highway 28.
Tom Emmer wants to limit state spending to revenues already flowing into Minnesota government, but achieving that goal would mean cuts in several areas. Among proposals getting the strongest reaction is a nearly $700 million cut to local governments.
Secretary of State Mark Ritchie reminds Minnesotans interested in running for public office that the candidate-filing period for federal, state, county and some local offices begins Tuesday, May 18 at 8 a.m. and closes Tuesday, June 1 at 5 p.m.
As in the past, letters to the editor that endorse a particular candidate or political party will be charged 5 cents per word. The newspaper started the policy several years ago because there is a limited amount of space available on the Opinion page.
The first time Tenner and Roma Thompson met Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was on the road to the Anchorage airport.
It was 1995, and the Thompsons, of Alexandria, were flying home after having spent two weeks in Wasilla, Alaska, while visiting their son, Kirk Thompson.
Dean Barkley is fed up with the political games and partisan bickering in Washington, D.C.
That’s why he’s throwing his hat in the ring as an Independence candidate for U.S. Senate, a hotly contested race that also includes Republican incumbent Norm Coleman and Democrat Al Franken
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