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Kandiyhoi Co. District 5: Harlan Madsen endorsed for re-election

The District 5 race is between incumbent Harlan Madsen of Lake Lillian and challenger John Cunningham of Atwater. This district includes 11 southern townships plus the towns of Kandiyohi, Atwater, Lake Lillian and Blomkest.

Cunningham is a crop farmer and was previously a dairyman. He has served 15 years on the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Board. He says the county board does very well, but thinks it is time for a change.

Madsen is a longtime dairy farmer. He believes in public service. He understands the importance of streamlining government. He favors partnering with others to help meet county needs. He advocates improving rural internet access. He also brings a strong rural perspective to the board.

Voters should re-elect Madsen.