elections

School Board Approved Levy, After Public Voted to Raise It

School Board Meeting Held in Old Central High School

DULUTH, Minn.-The Duluth Public School Board approved a 2019 levy which was voted on by the public in the November elections. The public voted on raising an existing 2013 levy by about $8,000,000 due to updated pupil counts, facilities maintenance project approvals, and a change in unemployment adjustment, among other reasons. The board met tonight, hearing a presentation titled Truth…

NAACP Holds Election, First Meeting

Elections Uncontested

DULUTH, Minn.- The Duluth branch of the NAACP hosted elections on Sunday. Members voted on a new President, first and second Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and up to 24 executive board members. The elections ran uncontested. But leaders say that is no reason to not get out, and vote. “When it’s uncontested, I think it’s still important that folks engage…

Stauber Declares Win For 8th Congressional Dist.; Radinovich Thanks Supporters

Republican Candidate Gives Victory Speech

PROCTOR, Minn.-Pete Stauber, Republican candidate for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District, declared victory Tuesday night in a speech to his constituents at Blackwoods restaurant in Proctor. In his speech, he thanked his family, especially his wife, for supporting him along the way, while also apologizing for missing some of his sons hockey and volleyball games: “But that’s what you have to do, when you want…

Minnesotans Waste No Time And Hit The Polls Early

The Secretary of State says more than 600,000 ballots have already been cast in Minnesota through the absentee process, putting Minnesota on pace to have the highest voter participation rate in the country.

DULUTH, Minn. — It’s finally election day and Minnesotans wasted no time in hitting the polls early! The Secretary of State says more than 600,000 ballots have already been cast in Minnesota through the absentee process, putting Minnesota on pace to have the highest voter participation rate in the country. But that didn’t stop many Northlanders’ from voting the old…

Evers Stops in Superior

DFL WI Governor Candidate Talks at Thirsty Pagan

SUPERIOR, Wis.-A Democratic candidate for the governor’s race in Wisconsin was in Superior tonight. Tony Evers addressed future voters at Thirsty Pagan. The State Superintendent of Public Instruction was joined by his running mate Mandela Barnes and also by former longtime Senator Bob Jauch. “I know not everybody in this room voted for me, I’m not going to ask you to…

Douglas County Receives New Voting Machines

The new machines will be used in the upcoming elections.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Two new voting machines in Douglas County will be used in the upcoming elections. Not much will change for voters but city officials say the new technology helps keep track of votes easier. The machines are replacing 15 year–old equipment. “If someone made a very light mark there was a chance in the past that the scanner might…

Minnesota GOP Leaders Look Ahead For State Convention

The 2018 Minnesota Republican State Convention is on June 1 and 2.

DULUTH, Minn. – Minnesota republican leaders call the upcoming elections in Nov. among the most critical election in recent history. Nearly 4,000 republicans from across the state are expected to attend the 2018 Republican State Convention at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) in Duluth on June 1 and 2. The 2016 Republican State Convention was also at the DECC. The…

Minnesota tops voter participation list in 2016 election

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota leads the nation once again in voter turnout for a presidential election. It’s the second consecutive presidential election that the state had the most voters going to the polls, and the eighth time in the past nine presidential elections. Nonprofit VOTE and the US Election Project compiled the numbers. About 75 percent of eligible voters in…