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On Tuesday, Nov. 4 Minnesotans will decide if they should keep Mark Dayton as their governor for the next four years. Dayton told ECM’s Editorial Board that under his leadership and policies, he has placed the state on the right moderate course with a balanced approach on spending and raising revenues. The board agrees that [...]

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If Minnesotans in 2009 were expecting Al Franken to arrive in Washington, D.C., as a bombastic elected official wanting to turn the U.S. Senate into a comedy hall, they were clearly mistaken. Instead, Sen. Al Franken became a low-key, out-of-the-limelight senator who quietly went about his business of serving Minnesota. With the narrowest of victories [...]

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In New Germany, two races will be contested in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Incumbent Mayor Steve Van Lith is running unopposed this election. There are two four-year terms on the council that will be on the ballot, with incumbents Nick Hartwig and Cathy Ruschmeier, along with challenger Paul Engelhart, all vying for [...]

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The American Legion Oratorical Contest exists to develop deeper knowledge and appreciation for the U.S. Constitution among high school students. Since 1938, the program has presented participants with an academic speaking challenge that teaches important leadership qualities, the history of our nation’s laws, the ability to think and speak clearly, and an understanding of the [...]

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In Mayer, three seats will be contested in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The two-year term for mayor, a position currently held by Mike Dodge, features two candidates, current council member Daniel Lueth and Gerry Thomas. Two four-year terms on the council are also on the ballot, with incumbent Erick Boder, Krista Goedel, [...]

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An assault that included the use of a souvenir baseball bat as a weapon occurred at Westwood Community Church in Chanhassen during the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 12. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, deputies received a complaint of an assault that occurred at Westwood Community Church in Chanhassen at about 4:50 [...]

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