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The race for Carver County Commissioner for District 4 includes incumbent Tim Lynch and challenger Frank Long. As part of this newspaper’s coverage for the upcoming election, both candidates were asked to provide some background about themselves and share a few thoughts about the position and their candidacy. Biography FRANK LONG: Age: 55; family: Vicky, [...]

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The race for Carver County Sheriff includes incumbent Jim Olson and challenger Derek Lee. As part of this newspaper’s coverage for the upcoming election, both candidates were asked to provide some background about themselves and share a few thoughts about the position and their candidacy. Biography DEREK LEE: Prior to becoming a Police Chief I [...]

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In the race for Carver County Attorney, incumbent Mark Metz is running unopposed. As part of this newspaper’s coverage for the upcoming election, Metz was given an opportunity to share a few thoughts with readers regarding his candidacy and goals for the position. Biography MARK METZ: I began my career clerking for a judge and [...]

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Over the past six months, the ECM Editorial Board presented a series of editorials focusing on major health issues. We also zeroed in on some solutions and recommendations. Here is a recap of our positions and conclusions: Health insurance and the Affordable Care Act — ACA’s potential long-term benefits were clouded by a short-term focus [...]

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Last year, NAMI Minnesota partnered with community organizations and affiliates to offer 20 Community Conversations on Mental Health throughout the state. This fall, the Mental Health Consortium of Carver County, in collaboration with NAMI Minnesota and the Make-it-OK Campaign, will be hosting a forum on Tuesday, Oct. 28 to talk about how we can better [...]

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