Election 2008

Election 2008

Complete coverage of the 2008 elections

Voters in Sibley County’s Third District will narrow candidates from five to two in a primary election on Tuesday, September 9th. The Third District includes the City of Gaylord, and Dryden and Sibley Townships. Leo Bauer has held...
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,...
Sonya Meyer defeated Laura Storm in the Dryden Township treasurer's race Tuesday. This was the only area race in township elections. Meyer received 108 votes, while Storm received 53. Meyer was appointed treasurer earlier this year when former treasurer,...
Sibley County will have a new Third District Commissioner next year. Retired Sibley East High School Principal Jim Swanson of Gaylord defeated Gaylord businessman Dan Uecker 684 to 605 to earn a seat on the Sibley County Board of...
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...
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....
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...
Sibley County reported an 89% voter turnout for Tuesday’s general election. There are 8,710 registered voters in Sibley County. This figure does not include those who registered at the polls on election day. 7,765 ballots were cast. There was a...
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...
Three candidates are seeking two seats on the New Auburn City Council. Incumbents Jim Stark and Mike Hauan are being challenged by Craig Lowden. Below is a summary of the candidates' responses to a questionnaire, sent by The Gaylord...