Several primaries on tap in area

By Chuck Kajer, Managing Editor

Several primary elections have developed among local candidates as the filing period for county and state offices closed Tuesday, June 1.

In Scott County Commissioner District 1, which represents the western portion of the county, including the cities of Jordan, Belle Plaine and New Prague, a third candidate filed last week, forcing a primary. Jerry Kucera of rural Shakopee (Sand Creek Township) joined Joe Thill of Jordan and incumbent Joe Wagner, also of Jordan.

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