ELECTION 2014

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New rules allow absentee voting to be done without reason. Have you voted absentee this year? Do you plan to? What do you think of this new option for voting?
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• Sheriff, recorder, auditor-treasurer and District 4 County Commissioner do not have challengers Several Sherburne County races are going on uncontested this fall. Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott, Auditor-Treasurer Diane Arnold and Recorder Michelle Ashe are all seeking re-election but are unopposed. Similarly, Sherburne County Commissioner Felix Schmiessing, who represents District 4, is also seeking [...]

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New rules allow absentee voting to be done without reason. Have you voted absentee this year? Do you plan to? What do you think of this new option for voting?
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Voters in the 6th Congressional District will send a new face to Washington next year. After four terms, Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is not running for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives. This has opened the door to a new field of candidates seeking the office. Tom Emmer, who received the endorsement of the [...]

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New rules allow absentee voting to be done without reason. Have you voted absentee this year? Do you plan to? What do you think of this new option for voting?
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Incumbent Sherburne County Attorney Kathleen Heaney, of Elk River, is being challenged by Duwane Snyder, of Becker for her re-election bid. Each candidate responded recently to a Star News questionnaire. Their answers are shown below.   Kathleen A. Heaney                 Address: 12797 183rd Court NW, Elk River MN 55330 Age: 54 Family: Husband Edward and four children [...]

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