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Candidates filing for office, setting up interesting races

One day into candidate filings, longtime Hubbard County commissioner Lyle Robinson already is facing opposition.

Teresa Rick, a Laporte resident, has filed for the Dist. 4 seat on the county board.

Robinson is from Benedict. He has filed, too.

In Minnesota Dist. 2, Sen. Rod Skoe filed, along with Laverne H. Pederson, a Bemidji resident, who filed in Dist 5.

And, in Minn. Dist. 5A Larry Howes and John Persell have both filed. Both are incumbents, facing each other via redistricting.

Filing began Tuesday and runs through June 5.

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.

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