Government

On Tuesday, Nov. 4 Minnesotans will decide if they should keep Mark Dayton as their governor for the next four years. Dayton told ECM’s Editorial Board that under his leadership and policies, he has placed the state on the right moderate course with a balanced approach on spending and raising revenues. The board agrees that [...]

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The candidates seeking to represent District 39A in the Minnesota House of Representatives sought to distinguish themselves in a Gazette-sponsored forum at Oak Park Heights City Hall Oct. 7. Republican incumbent Bob Dettmer is facing DFL-endorsed challenger Tim Stender. District 39A includes Forest Lake, parts of Stillwater, Stillwater Township, May Township, Scandia, Marine on St [...]

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BY JONATHAN YOUNG THE GAZETTE   The candidates running for Stillwater mayor and city council shared their ideas at a Gazette-sponsored forum at Stillwater City Hall Oct. 16. The two candidates for mayor are Ted Kozlowski, who currently serves on the council, and former council member John Rheinberger. Ryan Collins, who serves on the city’s [...]

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Voters in District 39A will choose Nov. 4 who will represent them in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Republican incumbent Bob Dettmer is facing DFL-endorsed challenger Tim Stender. District 39A includes Forest Lake, parts of Stillwater, Stillwater Township, May Township, Scandia, Marine on St Croix, Shafer and Franconia Township. Both candidates live in Forest Lake. [...]

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  ECM EDITORIAL BOARD If Minnesotans in 2009 were expecting Al Franken to arrive in Washington, D.C., as a bombastic elected official wanting to turn the U.S. Senate into a comedy hall, they were clearly mistaken. Instead, Sen. Al Franken became a low-key, out-of-the-limelight senator who quietly went about his business of serving Minnesota. With [...]

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