Two new faces are running for election in Coon Rapids’ Ward 3. Wade Demmer and Ethan Yang are vying for the seat, currently held by Paul Johnson. Johnson is not running for re-election.
Nowthen voters will elect a new mayor on Nov. 4. With current Mayor Bill Schulz not seeking re-election, Cindy Ohman, Jeff Pilon and Jim Scheffler are all running for the position. Scheffler did not respond to the Anoka County UnionHerald’s questionnaire.
Nowthen voters will choose two city council members from a field of four candidates running for the office in the Nov. 4 election. Randy Bettinger, Penny LaPlante, Paul Reighard and Malcolm T. Vinger II are seeking the seats currently held by Council Members Harlan Meyer, who is not running for re-election and Jeff Pilon, who is running for mayor.
Ramsey voters will elect a new at-large council member to represent the whole community over the next four years.
Spring Lake Park residents will elect a mayor and two city council members at large Nov. 4.
Thanks to the efforts of Vision-Ease Lens and Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, a local family will have a new home for the holidays. Vision-Ease Lens has partnered with the home-ownership nonprofit for the past six years, donating a week of time and resources to construct a home.