Government

DFL incumbent Congresswoman Betty McCollum has won re-election in the 4th Congressional District, where she will serve her eight term. The 4th Congressional district encompasses Ramsey County and much of the East Metro, including Stillwater. With all 228 precincts reporting, unofficial results show McCollum with 147,842 votes, or 61.19 percent. Republican challenger Sharna Wahlgren received […]

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Two new faces will be seen on the Lake Elmo City Council come January. Julie Fliflet and Jill Lundgren beat out incumbents Mike Reeves and Wally Nelson in the Nov. 4 election. According to unofficial results, Fliflet received 1,834 votes, or 28.2 percent, and Lundgren received 1,751 votes, or 26.92 percent. Nelson received 1,583 votes, […]

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Once the celebration of the election subsides, the newly-elected members of the Stillwater Area School Board said they are ready for the hard work in the future. Incumbents Tom Lehmann and George Hoeppner have been re-elected to their seats on the board, and are joined by newcomers Paula O’Loughlin and Shelley Pearson. According to unofficial […]

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In a rematch against Tom DeGree of Lake Elmo, Stillwater resident Kathy Lohmer has won re-election to her third term in the Minnesota State House representing District 39B. Compared to 2012, she widened her margin of victory from about 6 percentage points to 9. District 39B includes about half of Stillwater, as well as the […]

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The incumbent council members were re-elected in Stillwater’s wards 1 and 4. In Ward 1, incumbent Doug Menikheim held his seat by a margin of 66 votes. Menikheim received 823 votes, or 52.02 percent, while his challenger, Ryan Collins, took 757 votes, or 47.85 percent. There were two write-in ballots. In Ward 4, incumbent Mike […]

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With a resounding victory in the Nov. 4 election, Ted Kozlowski is poised to become Stillwater’s 50th mayor. Kozlowski, who has represented Ward 2 on the city council since 2012, defeated former council member John Rheinberger. Unofficial results show Kozlowski with 4,642 votes, or 62.29 percent. His opponent, John Rheinberger, received 2,770 votes, or 37.17 […]

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