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GOP candidates rally the faithful in Mankato
Republican candidates Tom Emmer and Randy Demmer were in Mankato Saturday morning rallying the faithful. Former Senator Norm Coleman was in town, too.
Leadership values at heart of Mankato mayoral contest
Mankato mayoral candidates Eric Anderson and sitting mayor John Brady differ somewhat on the specifics of effective mayoral leadership.
Walz seeks 3rd term in challenging season
A former defensive coordinator for the Mankato West Scarlets, Congressman Tim Walz is facing an all-out blitz in his run for a third term.
Demmer offers a contrasting philosophy
State Rep. Randy Demmer, the Hayfield Republican looking to unseat Congressman Tim Walz, isn’t offering a 100-point plan to balance the budget, or a detailed health care proposal, or a 20-year strategy to make America energy-independent.
Ward 5 race a battle over Mankato's stewardship
The voters of west Mankato have a clear choice between a three-term incumbent who defends the city’s record and a challenger who sees wasted spending across the city.
Wilson fighting uphill battle in 1st District
Independence Party candidate Steven Wilson hasn't the funding of his two main challengers, but he's not short on ideas.
Campaign Notebook: Governor debate tonight at MSU
The race for governor will be focused on south-central Minnesota with tonight’s debate at Minnesota State University, but the candidates were also scheduling some additional pre-debate campaigning in the area.
Frost, Robb vie in Ward 3
Councilman Mark Frost and challenger Carie Robb are both community-minded candidates who see themselves as common-sense councilors.
Foreman, Massad contend in Mankato Ward 1
Mankato may not have a budget deficit, but its struggle to find a balance of tax increases and cuts weighs on the mind of Ward 1 competitors Najwa Massad and Karen Foreman.
North Mankato City Council candidates field wide range of topics
Incumbents Diane Norland and Ken DeWitte and challengers Kim Spears and Bob Freyberg vied to put their best feet forward in the latest round of Greater Mankato Growth-sponsored public candidate debates for North Mankato City Council.
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