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2018 midterms

November 7, 2018
Dale Lueck
District 10B backs Lueck for 3rd term in Minnesota House
November 7, 2018 - 10:30am
October 30, 2018
The subject of a forum at CLC's Chalberg Theatre, candidates for  Minnesota House of Representatives included DFLer Alex Hering (left) and Republican John Poston for District 9A, Republican Josh Heintzeman and DFLer Dale Menk for District 10A, Republican Dale Lueck and DFLer Phil Yetzer for District 10B.  Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch.play button
Local state rep candidates spar over partisan lines in CLC forum
October 30, 2018 - 3:00am
October 26, 2018
Democrat Tim Walz (left) and Republican Jeff Johnson are vying for the Minnesota governor's seat -- a race where Walz is leading, but Johnson is narrowing the gap with two weeks to go until Election Day, Nov. 6. Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Johnson narrows gap with Walz in governor’s race with Nov. 6 looming
October 26, 2018 - 6:44pm
October 19, 2018
Joe Radinovich, the Democratic nominee in the 8th District congressional race, speaks at a campaign event at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport on May 12. At the time, Radinovich was a candidate in a fractured primary field, now he's locked in a hotly contested race with Republican Pete Stauber. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Radinovich champions labor causes in face of workforce declines
October 19, 2018 - 11:00am
October 18, 2018
Republican state attorney general candidate Doug Wardlow (center) poses with supporters in a Republican rally Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Brainerd Industrial Center. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Wardlow envisions neutral, nonpartisan role in state AG bid
October 18, 2018 - 11:00am
October 15, 2018
GOP nominee Pete Stauber (left) listens while Democrat candidate Joe Radinovich argues his position during a congressional debate Monday, Oct. 8, at Madden's Resort by East Gull Lake. Stauber and Radinovich are locked in a heated contest for the 8th Congressional District seat. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Fact checking mixed messages from 8th District debate
October 15, 2018 - 9:00am
October 9, 2018
Skip Sandman campaign spokesman Mike Kuitu interrupts introductions during an 8th Congressional District debate Monday, Oct. 8, at the Town Hall Conference Center at Madden's on Gull Lake. Kuitu and others shared concerns Sandman, an Independence Party candidate for the U.S. House seat, was not invited to participate in the debate. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
3rd party supporters disrupt debate, protest candidate's exclusion
October 9, 2018 - 9:00am
October 8, 2018
Moderator Ray Gildow (left) and candidates for District 10B -- DFL challenger Phil Yetzer of Fairfield Township and State Rep. Dale Lueck, R-Aitkin -- participate in a televised debate Friday, Oct. 5, at the Lakeland PBS studio in Brainerd.  Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Election debates: District 10B candidates wrangle over health care
October 8, 2018 - 9:00am
Moderator Ray Gildow (left) and candidates for District 10A -- State Rep. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa, and DFL challenger Dale Menk -- participate in a televised debate Friday, Oct. 5, at the Lakeland PBS studio in Brainerd.  Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Election debates: District 10A candidates argue their cases
October 8, 2018 - 7:00am
October 5, 2018
Candidates for Minnesota House District 9A -- DFLer Alex Hering (left) and Rep. John Poston, R-Lake Shore -- participate in a televised debate Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Lakeland PBS studio in Brainerd. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
District 9A hopefuls spar in televised debate
October 5, 2018 - 7:00am
October 4, 2018
Congressional District 8 Republican candidate Pete Stauber talks to constituents Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the new Republican campaign office at 14039 Edgewood Drive in Baxter. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
Minnesota GOP opens campaign office in Baxter
October 4, 2018 - 3:41pm
September 13, 2018
Justice Margaret Chutich, 60, was first appointed to the Minnesota Supreme Court in 2016 by Gov. Mark Dayton. She's now running for her seat in a contested election, boasting a diverse resume in civil and criminal law. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Chutich touts diverse law background in state supreme court bid
September 13, 2018 - 12:00pm
August 20, 2018
State Republican Chair Jennifer Carnahan mingles with attendees at the governor's debate Friday, Aug. 17, at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Setting the stage: State GOP chair talks shop about 2018 midterms
August 20, 2018 - 9:00am
August 17, 2018
Gubernatorial candidates Tim Walz for the DFL (left) and Jeff Johnson for the Republican Party address a wide range of issues at the first governor's debate Friday, Aug. 17, since their primary victories last Tuesday. The debate took place at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch -  Videoplay button
Johnson, Walz spar in first governor's debate since primary victories
August 17, 2018 - 10:01pm
August 15, 2018
Voters head into Bethlehem Lutheran Church Tuesday Aug. 14, location of Brainerd Ward 3 Precincts 2 and 3 to cast their ballots. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County by the numbers: Election results for primary races
August 15, 2018 - 3:00am