County board races in region narrowed
WILLMAR -- Voters in Tuesday's primary election narrowed the field to two candidates for county board seats in several area counties.
The top two vote getters, noted below with an asterisk, advance to the November general election. Vote totals are listed below according to unofficial results from the Minnesota Secretary of State's Office website. Incumbents are denoted with (i).
Chippewa County has two primary races for county board seats, but results were not available at press deadline.
* Tim Benoit, Dassel (i) -- 99
Michael Degner, Cosmos -- 34
* Bryan Larson, Litchfield -- 233
Marlys Houk, Paynesville -- 60
* Mike Huberty, Eden Valley -- 266
Mike Lokken, Grove City -- 35
* Ben Smith, Grove City -- 62
Yellow Medicine County
* John Berends, Granite Falls -- 229
* Mitch Brovold, Granite Falls -- 169
Bill Miller, Granite Falls -- 28
Michael Ohliger, Granite Falls -- 28
Matt Gilbertson, Watson
Stan Harms, Clara City
Douglas Kluver, Montevideo
Dave Lauritsen, Milan
Galen Rud, Montevideo
Dennis Anderson, Montevideo
David Nordaune, Granite Falls
Dustin Shourds, Montevideo