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A year in Lake County: A look back on 2012

January 3, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Lake County News-Chronicle Editor Tammy Francois and Reporter LaReesa Sandretsky selected their top stories of 2012 for this, the first Lake County News-Chronicle of 2013. Enjoy reliving these highlights. Continue Reading

It’s Turkey Trot 2012 on Thanksgiving morning

November 22, 2012 in West Central Tribune

A crowd of runners rose early today to run in the Turkey Leg Race starting on South Lakeland Avenue in Willmar. The 5K event running through the east side neighborhoods in the city wraps up the Glacial Lakes Championship Running Series for 2012. Continue Reading

After the vote, here’s how it all adds up

November 15, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Elections are all about the numbers how many individual voters, how many electoral votes, which party has enough members elected to the House and Senate to have a majority. Everything is counted. Here is just a sample of some of the numbers from the most recent election. Continue Reading

Urdahl reelected for sixth term in District 18A House

November 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GROVE CITY Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City, was leading early Wednesday in his re-election bid to the state House of Representatives in District 18A. Continue Reading

Update 9 p.m.: Peterson leading in early returns in 7th District

November 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

At the time this story went to print Tuesday night, the race for Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District seat was undecided between incumbent Democrat Collin Peterson, Republican challenger Lee Byberg and Independence Party candidate Adam Steele. Continue Reading

Democrat Amy Klobuchar wins second U.S. Senate term in Minnesota.

November 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Democrat Amy Klobuchar wins second U.S. Senate term in Minnesota. Continue Reading

Cold, wet weather and bomb scare do not stop Minn. voters

November 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL — Minnesotans may disagree about a pair of proposed constitutional amendments and may not see eye to eye on candidates, but they agree on one thing: They want their voices heard. Continue Reading

Minn. marriage amendment battle costliest ever

November 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL — A battle about whether to define marriage as only between a man and woman produced the most expensive Minnesota constitutional amendment campaign ever, but regardless of the outcome nothing will change soon. Continue Reading

Minn. voters decide if they should show IDs in next election

November 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Voters decided Tuesday if they would be required to prove who they are in elections beginning next year. Continue Reading

Confident Obama congratulates Romney, shoots hoops on Election Day

November 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

CHICAGO (AP) Expressing confidence but leaving nothing to chance, President Barack Obama indulged his superstitions by engaging in a traditional Election Day basketball game with friends as the race that will determine his political future was finally in the hands of voters.
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