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Election 2008

Election 2008
  • debate Candidates pull off clean debate The debate between Republican Dale Jordan and Kathy Brynaert was surprisingly polite, but candidates got their differences across to voters.

    October 27, 2008 1 Photo

  • Faithful friend War hero stumps for McCain Col. Bud Day, who spent time with presidential candidate John McCain in a prisoner of war camp, came to Mankato Monday to praise the senator.

    October 27, 2008 1 Photo

  • election logo District 23A candidates differ on spending The state House campaign in District 23A was one of the most competitive in Minnesota in 2006, and the region that sprawls from North Mankato to Gaylord has flipped repeatedly from Republican to Democratic state representatives in recent decades.

    October 26, 2008 4 Photos

  • Supporting Norm Giuliani touts Coleman in Mankato Rudy Giuliani, a popular former New York City governor and unsuccessful Republican presidential candidate, showed his support for Sen. Norm Coleman in Mankato Friday.

    October 24, 2008 1 Photo

  • election logo Financing major issue in District 5 race Glenn Sieve, going up against incumbent John Baerg in Watonwan, said that he feels he could offer fresh perspective, while Baerg touts his own experience.

    October 23, 2008 2 Photos

  • election logo Budget shortfall tops debate issues What started out as disagreements basically led both candidates to being on the same page about issues during the District 23A debate Thursday.

    October 23, 2008 3 Photos

  • election 2008 Frederick hopes to unseat Laven for council Mike Laven, an eight-year Mankato City Council veteran, tries to hold off youngster Chris Frederick.

    October 22, 2008 3 Photos

  • election 2008 Kath, Kuntz square off in District 26A Tom Kuntz and Kory Kath are locked in a race to replace the retiring state Rep. Connie Ruth.

    October 22, 2008 3 Photos

  • election 2008 Three vie for two seats in N. Mankato Voters in North Mankato will be deciding Nov. 4 whether to keep both of their City Council’s most veteran members or add a newcomer to the mix.

    October 19, 2008 4 Photos 1 Link

  • election 2008 Mattick, Hurd battle for Ward 4 On Nov. 4, incumbent Charlie Hurd will go up against newcomer Jason Mattick for a spot on the City Council that deals with downtown Mankato: Ward 4.

    October 14, 2008 4 Photos

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