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GOP asks “why?” and “where do we go from here?”

November 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Having lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections, Republicans plunged Wednesday into an intense period of self-examination, blame-setting and testy debate over whether their party needs serious change or just some minor tweaks. Continue Reading

Voters rejecct $6.2 million Fergus Falls schools facilities bond issue

November 7, 2012 in DL-Online

FERGUS FALLS An attempt to get approval for $6.2 million in bonding to upgrade School District athletic fields here was rejected by voters on Tuesday by a 54 percent to 46 percent margin. Continue Reading

Berg concedes U.S. Senate election race to Heitkamp

November 7, 2012 in DL-Online

FARGO – U.S. Rep. Rick Berg, who refused to concede the U.S. Senate race early this morning despite trailing in unofficial results by 2,814 votes, announced just before 12:45 p.m. that he will concede the election to Democrat Heidi Heitkamp. Continue Reading

Eken wins close Senate race

November 7, 2012 in DL-Online

In a closely contested race for the newly created Minnesota Senate District 4, Democrat Kent Eken of Twin Valley and Republican Phil Hansen of Detroit Lakes saw the lead change several times over the course of Tuesday evening. Continue Reading

Two incumbents, one newcomer elected to Perham School Board

November 7, 2012 in DL-Online

Candidates for Perham School Board faced one of the most competitive local races, with eight including all three incumbents vying for just three open seats. Continue Reading

Green beats Sailer; Skoe, Marquart keep their seats

November 7, 2012 in DL-Online

Races for some Minnesota state legislative seats proved to be neck in neck for area candidates and a virtual walk in the park for others. Continue Reading

Zima elected to Waubun School Board; Berg is mayor

November 7, 2012 in DL-Online

An uncontested Andrew Berg will remain mayor of Waubun after receiving 94 percent of the votes against a 6 percent write-in total on Tuesday. Continue Reading

Berg to hold press conference at 12:45 about status of Senate race

November 7, 2012 in DL-Online

FARGO – U.S. Rep. Rick Berg, who refused to concede the U.S. Senate race early this morning despite trailing in unofficial results by 2,814 votes, is holding a press conference this afternoon about the status of the race. Continue Reading

Frazee-Vergas School passes new referendum

November 7, 2012 in DL-Online

Like many of the races throughout the state of Minnesota Tuesday night, it was hard to say with certainty if the voters of the Frazee-Vergas School District passed the operating referendum until all the votes were reported. Continue Reading

Buboltz elected to DL School Board

November 7, 2012 in DL-Online

Jackie Buboltz was the top vote-getter in the race for the Detroit Lakes School Board, in which four candidates competed for three seats. Continue Reading