New Prague Times

  There was little intrigue in the New Prague City elections Tuesday, Nov. 6, with four candidates running for four positions.    Incumbent Mayor Chuck Nickolay was unopposed and received 2,851 votes. He will begin another two-year term in January.    Maggie Bass and Rik Seiler were the only two...
As of 10:45 p.m., With 14 of 15 precincts reporting, it appears Tammy Pexa, Mark Bartusek and Leo Giesen have won four-year terms to the New Prague Area School Board.    The only precinct that hasn’t reported is Lonsdale, and Lonsdale has just a handful of voters in the New Prague Area School...
  Todd Lippert (DFL-Northfield) had a strong showing in his hometown as he won election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in District 20B Tuesday, Nov. 6.  Lippert received 10,932 votes, or 55.3 percent, to defeat Josh Gare (R-Montgomery). Gare had 8,832 votes, or 44.68 percent.  Gare won...
  State Rep. Bob Vogel (R-Elko New Market) easily won reelection for a two-year term in the Minnesota Legislature in House District 20A. Vogel received 11,984 votes, or 63.4 percent, to 6,860 votes for challenger Barbara Droher Kline (DFL-New Prague).    Vogel won each of the 25 precincts in the...
  Incumbents Rachel M. Meger and Arthur Kasendorf were reelected to the Heidelberg City Council on Tuesday. Meger received 53 votes and Kasendorf 49. There were 10 write-in votes.
  Three unopposed candidates won offices in Helena Township during Tuesday’s election.  Supervisor Edward Nytes was reelected with 752 votes and Supervisor John Wermerskirchen was reelected with 732 votes. Nathan Hutton was elected Town Treasurer with 710 votes.
  Elko New Market City Council Member Joe Julius defeated incumbent Bob Crawford and will become the new mayor of Elko New Market in January.  Julius received 1,062 votes, while Crawford had 798.  Incumbent city council members Josh Berg and Katie Timmerman were unopposed and reelected. Timmerman...
  Tony Kornder and David Entinger were elected to the Belle Plaine Township Board of Supervisors Tuesday. Kornder received 285 votes for Seat A, with opponent Chris Franke receiving 107. Entinger received 224 votes for seat B, with Mark Schulz receiving 115 and Chris Bieder 79.  Kristy Bieder was...
  Scott County Sheriff Luke Hennen, who was appointed to the position in 2016, won a four-year term with a narrow victory over challenger Jason Arras in Tuesday’s General Election.    Hennen finished with 29,698 votes, or 50.63 percent. Arras recevied 28,726 votes, or 48.97 percent.    Hennen’s...
As of 10:30 p.m., With 12 of 15 precincts reporting, Tammy Pexa, Mark Bartusek and Leo Giesen lead the race for New Prague Area School Board. The three remaining precincts not reporting are New Prague Precinct 1 (Le Sueur County), Lanesburgh Township and Lonsdale.    Vote totals are:  Mark Bartusek...

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