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Park Rapids police chief Terry Eilers has been mentioned as a write-in candidate for Hubbard County Sheriff. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Write-in campaign for Eilers: really?

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Maybe it's the sign of a cranky electorate.

Or maybe it's something else.

Throughout the corners of Hubbard County and downtown Park Rapids a whispering campaign has begun: "Write in Terry Eilers for Sheriff."


"Yeah, I've heard that before, too," laughed the popular Park Rapids police chief, who's been keeping a low profile throughout the race even though he's been approached by many to jump in or offer advice.

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