Election 2008

Election 2008

Complete coverage of the 2008 elections

Newcomer Chad Muchow was the top vote getter in the Gaylord City Council race while Carl Wetzel was re-elected with a narrow victory over Susan Johnson-Schmitt. Muchow, incumbent Carl Wetzel, and newcomer Susan Johnson-Schmitt were vying for two spots...
Filing opens Tuesday, August 26 for supervisor and treasurer positions in area townships. This is the first time area townships will hold their elections as part of the November 4 general election. In the past, elections were held in...
New Auburn Mayor Roger Becker and City Council member Catherine Lorenz have had their "two minutes of fame" recently. The two have been heard and seen recently on a commercial supporting Norm Coleman's re-election for Senate. Becker and Lorenz explained...
Filing opens Tuesday, August 19th for the offices of mayor and two city council seats in Gaylord and New Auburn. Filing will close on Tuesday, September 9. All the positions will be filled at the November 4 general election. Gaylord In...
A two-year term as Gaylord Mayor is up for grabs in the November 4th general election. Vying for the post are incumbent Doug Quast and former Gaylord Mayor John Schwartz. Both candidates recently responded to a questionnaire distributed by...
Doug Quast’s bid for a third straight term as Gaylord’s Mayor was successful in Tuesday’s general election. Quast defeated former Gaylord Mayor John Schwartz by winning nearly 55% of the votes. The incumbent received 530 votes while challenger Schwartz...
Area residents will head to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots for local, state, and federal offices. Polls will be open in Gaylord and New Auburn from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Gaylord residents will vote at the...
A race has developed for mayor and city council of Gaylord. Former mayor John Schwartz will be challenging incumbent mayor Doug Quast for the two-year term of office. Three candidates have filed for two seats on the city council. Incumbent...
In Dryden Township, incumbent supervisors David Ruehling and Ron Otto have filed for office. No one has filed for treasurer, a position currently held by Sonya Meyer. Incumbent David Asmus has filed for re-election as supervisor in Alfsborg Township....
Incumbent Doug Quast has filed for office. Former mayor John Schwartz has picked up a petition to file for office, but it has not yet been submitted. Schwartz said that it is his intention to file. As of Friday,...