DFL candidates are already lining up well ahead of their party's April endorsing convention in state Senate District 41.
The races for the Senate seat and House Districts 41-A and 41-B got underway shortly after state Sen. Barb Goodwin of Columbia Heights announced Nov. 12 that she will not be running for re-election to retain her position in the Legislature next year.
The 66-year-old Goodwin, who has served in the Senate since 2010, and in the House before that from 2000 to 2006, said she plans to retire.
In 2007 the City of Mounds View paid only $3,500 for the creation of its city website — the one it still uses today. After the Nov. 9 City Council meeting, however, city staff were left with direction to research options for a new site.
New Brighton takes steps toward even-year elections
If New Brighton residents head out to vote the first Tuesday of November 2017, they may have to blame motor memory, because they won't find any voting stations set up for municipal elections in their precincts.
That's because the city council has voted to uproot those odd-year elections in exchange for even ones.
Arden Hills is looking to fill the vacancy on the city council caused by the recent death of Robert Woodburn. Applications will be available at City Hall, 1245 Highway 96 and on the city website from Dec. 1 through Dec.