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Local Elections

Voters to fill city positions

A three-way race for mayor, along with contests for Minot City Council, could help boost turnout in the city election that will be decided June 14. Ward County counted a record 13,041 ballots in the 2020 primary, which was conducted entirely by mail/absentee balloting. Secretary of State ...

Five seek three seats, park board contenders sound off

Minot’s park board candidates enjoy taking advantage of the facilities the park district has developed over the years and want to see them maintained. In verbal and written responses to queries from The Minot Daily News, they also cite ways to enhance offerings to improve the community’s ...

Primary election contest, District 3 Republicans compete for ballot spots

Three candidates on the Republican primary ticket are vying for two House spots on the November ballot in legislative District 3. Incumbent Jeff Hoverson and running mate Lori VanWinkle are the endorsed candidates. Challenging them is former District 3 legislator Roscoe Streyle. Streyle is ...

Election races set in area cities

Burlington voters have an opportunity to elect new faces to their city council June 14, while Surrey voters have the option of incumbents or newcomers in races for council and mayor. A number of races exist in other area towns as well. Both Berthold and Rugby lack names on their ballots for ...

Candidate proposes property-tax cuts

A Minot legislative candidate is proposing a two-year, 50% cut in residential property taxes, calling it targeted tax relief in a time of soaring state budget surpluses. Roscoe Streyle, a former Republican state legislator who is challenging the Republican-endorsed House candidates for a spot ...