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November 10, 2012
Hubbard County has high voter turnout
Ninety-four percent of Hubbard County voters showed up at the polls or voted absentee by Tuesday, eclipsing the state's 76 percent voter turnout rate. "We've always had a high turnout but this is awesome," said Auditor-Treasurer Pam Heeren. She and her staff were still sorting...
November 10, 2012 - 1:00pm
November 6, 2012
Hubbard County townships see early stream of voters
Hubbard County polling places got off to a brisk start Tuesday morning as voters began lining up at 7 a.m. By 7:30 a.m.
November 6, 2012 - 7:44am
October 10, 2012
Voter Outreach effort stresses importance of casting ballots to local students
Claire Wilson, director of Voter Outreach for the Minnesota Secretary of State's Office, conducted two voter information workshops in Park Rapids...
October 10, 2012 - 1:00pm
September 15, 2012
Voter ID law could cost Hubbard County
Minnesota's proposed Voter ID law, which recent polls suggest could pass handily, will have unintended consequences and unanticipated costs for Hubbard County. "I think they're going to be astonished at what this could cost us," Auditor-Treasurer Pam Heeren said, admitting, "there's...
September 15, 2012 - 1:00pm
September 1, 2012
'Voter ID' will mean provisional ballots
Minnesota's got a good thing going with its elections: Same-day registration, easy absentee voting, mail-in rural ballots, almost non-existent fraud and one of the highest turnouts in the nation on a regular basis. Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie says that all changes if...
September 1, 2012 - 9:37am
August 29, 2012
Suffragists tell history of right to vote
The Park Rapids suffragists took a step back in time to explain how women fought for the right to vote. Sunday, Aug. 26 was the 92nd anniversary of the passing of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote. Elizabeth Cady Stanton (Mary Adams), Susan B. Anthony...
August 29, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 7, 2012
Aug. 14 primary vote in Minn. expected to be spotty
Mike Parry and Allen Quist have added some spice to an otherwise quiet Minnesota primary election campaign. The two candidates in southern Minnesota are fighting like cat and dog for the 1st Congressional District nomination after Republicans at a spring district convention could...
August 7, 2012 - 7:14am
November 3, 2011
Perham man who lost county race under investigation for voter registration fraud
The unsuccessful candidate for Hubbard County Attorney is under investigation for voter registration fraud. Perham Attorney Nathaniel Welte and his wife Ann are the subjects of the probe. Nathaniel Welte maintains he knows nothing of the investigation and was a legitimate Hubbard...
November 3, 2011 - 12:17pm
June 13, 2011
Ogema woman gets jail, probation for illegal voting
An Ogema woman was sentenced Wednesday in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of illegal voting. Kyla Mae VanPelt, 28, of 206 Eagle Drive, Ogema, was sentenced to five years of supervised probation and 30 days in the Becker County Jail, as well as sentence to service...
June 13, 2011 - 7:39am
November 8, 2008
97-year-old never misses an election
The first time Cora Boyer voted she was asked to decide the thorny political issue of prohibition - she thinks. That was 1936. Tuesday the 97-year-old performed her civic duty again, voting in the Straight River Town Hall. The township building was erected on land she and her...
November 8, 2008 - 4:00pm