Post Bulletin Reporter Randy Petersen

Randy Petersen

Local Government Reporter

Randy Petersen joined the Post Bulletin in 2014 and became the local government reporter in 2017.

An Elkton native, he's worked for a variety of Midwest papers as reporter, photographer and editor since graduating from Winona State University in 1996.

Readers can reach Randy at 507-285-7709 or

Renters seeking up to 18 months in rent support have until 9 p.m. Jan. 28 to complete their applications for state assistance.
Change in eviction restrictions isn't expected to spur increase in local court action, but could drive added requests for assistance as property owners continue to wait for unpaid back rent.