Government

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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The Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced that Michael Beer (pronounced BAIR) will serve as director for the St. Croix Crossing project in place of Jon Chiglo, who is leaving MnDOT to take a job in the private sector. Beer will officially begin his new role Monday, Nov. 17. Beer has been with MnDOT for 18 […]

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Incumbent judges Susan Miles and Nancy J. Logering are leading their races around 12:30 a.m. Nov. 5 and appear to have won re-election. With 395 of 402 precincts reporting in the race for Seat 1, Miles had 123,949 votes, or 55.61 percent, while challenger Julie LaFleur had 98,374 votes, or 44.14 percent. There were 551 […]

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DFL incumbent Congresswoman Betty McCollum has won re-election to her eighth term in the 4th Congressional District. The 4th Congressional district encompasses Ramsey County and much of the East Metro, including Stillwater. With all 228 precincts reporting, preliminary results show McCollum with 147,842 votes, or 61.19 percent. Republican challenger Sharna Wahlgren received 79,482 votes, or 32.90 percent. Independence Party candidate Dave […]

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