Jordan City Councilmember Matthew Schmitt will resign from his position on the council in August due to a combination of family health issues and an out-of-state job opportunity, the Council announced at its July 6 meeting.
Republican Tyler Kistner announced his second campaign for Minnesota’s Second U.S. Congressional District on April 20.
When Jeremiah and Molly Monyok both decided to run for open seats in local Jordan representation, they knew there was a possibility they would both be adding a significant time commitment to their family’s plate.
The results of the Nov. 3 general election reveal Jordan voters are ready to move in the direction of something new, said Mayor-elect Mike Franklin.
Through ballots cast statewide, Joe Biden claimed Minnesota’s 10 electoral votes, earning 52% of votes compared to President Donald Trump’s 45%.
The evening of Tuesday, Nov. 3 became a long night for Scott County candidates and residents waiting to find out who would fill open positions for the coming term.
RED WING — U.S. Rep. Angie Craig declared victory in the race to keep her 2nd Congressional District seat against Republican challenger Tyler Kistner.
The incomplete, unofficial results are in — with 52.01% of votes, Mike Franklin will serve as Jordan's next mayor, ousting Tanya Velishek.
Approximately half of Scott County voters are expected to have their vote counted through an absentee ballot in the 2020 General Election.
Jordan School Board candidates will participate in a virtual forum discussion Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 6 to 7:15 p.m.
Adam Weeks, the Legal Marijuana Now Party candidate in Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District, has died, and the election for that seat will be postponed, Secretary of State Steve Simon announced Thursday.
Representatives for both the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates made stops in Minnesota this week, indicating the state will be an important part of both campaigns this fall.
Four candidates have filed for the three open seats on the Jordan City Council and four more have filed to run for the Jordan School Board.
Former Jordan City Councilman Mike Franklin filed his paperwork to run for Jordan mayor last week. On July 29, sitting councilman Terry Stier followed suit, bumping the race up to two candidates.
More oversight and accountability for police and better relationships between police departments and their communities could help prevent deaths like that of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis officers, several legislators and candidates for Scott County said this week.
Republicans are sending in a Marine to challenge first-term U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, a Democrat, in the south suburban 2nd Congressional District.
A Prior Lake Republican veteran hoping to unseat U.S. Rep. Angie Craig released his military record this week after refusing for several days, criticizing his GOP opponents who demanded the release.
Updated 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30A Prior Lake Republican veteran hoping to unseat U.S. Rep. Angie Craig this week declined to provide the document detailing his military service, saying even basic details could help foreign adversaries and put other servicemembers at risk.
Joe Biden not only won the state of Minnesota in the Democratic-Farmer-Labor primary on March 3, but he also had a strong showing of support among Lake Minnetonka-area Democrats.
Shakopee resident Sahra Odowa will run for the District 55 seat against GOP incumbent Sen. Eric Pratt in the upcoming election.
Health care remains the most important issue in Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District, but there's been progress over the last decade, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig said at a town hall in Savage Wednesday.
The U.S. Senate voted Feb. 5 to acquit President Donald Trump of charges of abusing his power and obstructing the Congressional investigation of his request to Ukraine to investigate a potential rival in his re-election run.
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