Final results of Minnesota school, city races
Voters cast ballots Tuesday in west central Minnesota to decide several city and school board posts. The following are unofficial results for school board candidates and levies in the region.
Voters cast ballots Tuesday in west central Minnesota to decide several city and school board posts.
The following are unofficial results for school board candidates and levies in the region. Winners are in bold:
Ada-Borup: Tom Melin (i) 265, Randy Mitteness (i) 271, and Dwight Heitman (i) 282, four-year terms.
Ashby: Wayne Risbrudt (i) 169, James Rylander (i) 146, Russell Sorenson (i) 126, Sharyn Graham 154, Karla Mickelson 52, and Warren Nelson 163, four-year terms.
Bertha-Hewitt: Craig Dahms (i) 49, Mary Ward (i) 48, and Lynn Hagen (i) 49, four-year terms.
Brandon: Julie Boesl (i) 47, Tim Wagner (i) 45, Robert Walter (i) 54, Lori Meissner 49, four-year terms.
Detroit Lakes: Thomas Seaworth (i) 711, LuAnn Porter (i) 680, Linda Olson 520, Deanna Sinclair 577, Helen Foltz 487, four-year terms.
Elbow Lake (West Central Area): Tom Grout (i) 265, Kent Marshall (i) 208, Gwen Brutlag (i) 255, Daryl Amundson 252, Margaret (Peggy) Sik 144, four-year terms.
Frazee-Vergas: Dana Laine 88, LaRaye Anderson 89, Christine Daggett 88, four-year terms.
Fertile-Beltrami: Excess levy referendum for $1,200 per pupil unit, or $703,126. Yes 595, no 212.
Hawley: Steve Aakre (i) 129, Bill Martodam (i) 109, Jodi Neumann (i) 120, Rick Schultz (i) 134, Scott Jetvig 66, four-year terms.
Henning: Linda Trosdahl (i) 178, Rodney Thalmann (i) 179, Dwyane Augustus (i) 166, four-year terms. Thomas Campbell (i) 194, Richard Johnson, 29; two-year terms.
Lake Park-Audubon: Deborah Brakefield (i) 470, Dale Binde (i) 633, Rick Ellsworth (i) 529, Rick Olson (i) 615, Lori Bartunek, 587
A referendum for $500 marginalized per pupil for 10 years, No 610, yes 504.
Menahga: Curtiss Hasbargen (i) 335, Margo Haataja 250, Jeff Etter 209, Rusty Ramirez 280, Hugo Pulju 443, Leslie Ylitalo 243, Darwin Tomperi 513, four-year terms.
Parkers Prairie: Robert Dorn 74, Jeff Samuelson 76, Judy Lahman 71 (i), four-year terms.
Pelican Rapids: Don Perrin (i) 376, Steve Strand (i) 371, Larry Svare 73, Krista Shaw 344, David Jacobs 75, four-year terms.
Perham-Dent: Arnie Thompson (i) 257, Bridgit Pankonin (i) 214, Patti Refsland 82, William Schaefer 56, Daniel Nodsle 189, Stacy Davis 155, Eugene Jahnke 149, four-year terms.
Rothsay: Kevin Brenden (i) 198, Phyllis Rossow (i) 93, Chad Larson 155, Bruce Brenden 96, Cindy Rustad 84, four-year terms.
Sebeka: 10-year excess levy to generate $396,876 (with $300,790 coming from the state). Yes 270, no 389.
Underwood: Lowell Hoekstra (i) 40, Norman Kolstad (i) 40, Charles Seviour (i) 36, four-year terms.
The following is an unofficial list for city council positions in the region. Winners are in bold:
Ada: Mayor Jim Ellefson (i) 236; 1st Ward, Candy Robertson 83, Clarence Weippert 83; 2nd Ward, Darin Ramey 128, David Stene 112, David Brownlee 58, Jimmy Stene 28, four-year terms. Two seats in each ward.
Breckenridge: Mayor, Clifford Barth (i) 453, two-year term; City Council, Michael Gustafson 397, Matthew Kammerer 382, Stacy Hennen 290, Dave Anderson 68, Jay Ovsak 269, Greg Andeen 93, four-year terms. Tom Rittenhouse's name was pulled from the city ballot because he serves on the school board and can't hold both jobs.
Dilworth: City Council, Rick Cariveau (i) 60, Barry Steen (i) 62, four-year terms; Gene Wagar (i) 60, two-year term.
Doran: Mayor, Tim Stewart (i) 17, two-year term. City Council, Bruce Dell (i) 16 and Mike Wanek (i) 16.
Foxhome: Mayor, Scott Budke (i) 21, two-year term; City Council, Danny Oliphant (i) 21, four-year term; Treasurer, Anita Anderson (i) 21, four-year term.
Hendrum: Mayor, Randy Zimmerman (i) 45, five-year term; City Council, Debbie Campbell (i) 43, Mike Smart (i) 45, Brian Gunderson 6, five-year terms, and Milton (Mick) Alm 41, three-year term.
Henning: Mayor, David Holmgren (i) 129, two-year term; City Council, Steven Ellenson (i) 127, John Koch 76, four-year terms.