Todd County

Defense attorney and veteran Clay County Prosecutor Kenneth Kohler has announced that he is a candidate for Seat 27 of the 7th District Court. MOst judges in Minnesota run unopposed, but Kohler is the third candidate to file for Seat 27. Incumbent Judge Steven Cahill  of Moorhead has filed for re-election to a second six-year [...]

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Stearns, Todd and Morrison counties will all have primary elections on Aug. 12 for sheriff. The primary will narrow the field to two candidates in each county, who will then square off in the November general election. The candidate filing period ended on Tuesday, June 3. A  second filing period for city, township and school [...]

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Candidates have begun filing for the 2014 general election. The filing period opened Tuesday and runs through Tuesday, June 3. The filing period for most city councils and school boards in which no primary election will be held, will be later in the summer. Among the area candidates filing this week were: Minnesota House District [...]

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Deputy Sheriff Lonnie Marcyes has announced his run for Todd County sheriff. The Fergus Falls college graduate has over 11 years experience as both a deputy and officer in Long Prairie, Staples, and Eagle Bend.  In addition, Maryces served as school liaison officer, is a member of the snowmobile patrol, and volunteers for the Browerville [...]

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The jobless rate in Stearns and Todd counties dropped in May as did the size of the labor force available to work. The Stearns jobless rate fell from 5.6 to 4.9 percent while Todd dropped from 6.4 percent to 5.1. The reduction in joblessness was helped by the decline in the number of people available [...]

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  By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Todd County has no facility for unwanted animals. Laurie Determan and Katrina Wysocki are two of a group of people working to change that. Efforts had been under way for a few years, but had stalled and a new group of Todd County residents picked up the baton [...]

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To the editor:  Do you expect honesty? and integrity? Do you expect your commissioner to do his own homework on topics prior to voting, to be able to explain his reasoning for his vote, to demonstrate fiscal responsibility for the money Todd County has in its budget, and to work with their constituents, employees and [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Todd County Commissioners authorized an audit at a special meeting held Tuesday. County Administrator Nathan Burkett is the husband of former Long Prairie Chamber director Kim Burkett, who has been charged with two counts of felony theft of Chamber funds. “Mr. Burkett requested in writing that the county do [...]

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