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Robinson will face primary in September

Hubbard County commissioner Lyle Robinson will face a primary run-off Sept. 9. Three candidates have filed to oppose the longtime county board member while fellow commissioner Dick Devine is running unopposed. Robinson, who has served on the boar...

Hubbard County commissioner Lyle Robinson will face a primary run-off Sept. 9.

Three candidates have filed to oppose the longtime county board member while fellow commissioner Dick Devine is running unopposed.

Robinson, who has served on the board since 1987, will face Cynthia McGrath from Akeley, Martin "Marty" Steffel, rural Nevis, and George M. Taylor Jr., Laporte.

Robinson represents Dist. 4, which includes Guthrie, Hart Lake, Hendrickson, Lakeport, Thorpe, Steamboat River, Mantrap and Akeley townships and the cities of Akeley and Laporte.

Only one incumbent of the Hubbard County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is running against opposition.

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Dist. 3 supervisor Duane Splittstoesser is being opposed by Lynden Nelson.

Don Rettinger, of Dist. 1 and Carol Berg, of Dist. 2 are both running unopposed.

Candidates are elected countywide but must reside in one of the nomination districts up for election.

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