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October 26, 2012
Letter: Lessons from a hero
Many thanks, Ms. Pat Kubly, for sharing thoughts about two of the sparse results of our last legislative session, the proposed amendments to our constitution. Her late husband, the Rev. Gary Kubly, was one of the very few heroes of that session. It is not surprising to his many admirers...
opinion / letters
October 26, 2012 - 8:57pm
October 23, 2012
Letter: Following Kubly's example
Staying true to what I learned from my husband, Gary Kubly, when he was in the Legislature, I will be voting no on both constitutional amendments on the ballot this November. The voter ID amendment will be an easy no. This is an expensive fix for a problem that is very uncommon in...
opinion / letters
October 23, 2012 - 1:20am
April 10, 2012
Koenen wins special election in Minn. Senate seat
Rep. Lyle Koenen has won the Senate District 20 special election. In unofficial results Koenen, DFL-Clara City, had 3,914 votes. Gregg Kulberg, R-Hector, had 2,912 votes and Leon Greenslit, a member of the Independence Party from Olivia had 364 votes. Koenen will fill the remaining...
news / local
April 10, 2012 - 9:30pm
Koenen takes early lead in Senate District 20 special election
Rep. Lyle Koenen has taken an early lead in the Senate District 20 special election. With 53 percent of the votes counted Koenen, DFL-Clara City, has 1,935 votes. Gregg Kulberg, R-Hector, has 1,348 votes and Leon Greenslit, a member of the Independence Party from Olivia has 157. The...
April 10, 2012 - 8:37pm
Polls are open today for special election in District 20
The polls are open this morning in State Senate District 20 where voters are choosing a successor to the late Sen. Gary Kubly of Granite Falls. Kubly, a longtime DFL legislator, died last month after a battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.
news / local
April 10, 2012 - 8:32am
March 27, 2012
Koenen wins special Senate primary election
WILLMAR - Rep. Lyle Koenen, DFL of Clara City, won today's special primary election in Senate District 20, defeating fellow DFLer John Schultz, of Correll. The seat was formerly held by DFL Sen.
news / local
March 27, 2012 - 10:19pm
Koenen continues to lead as ballots counted in special primary election
WILLMAR -- Rep. Lyle Koenen continues to hold a solid lead over fellow DFLer John Schultz in today's special primary election in Senate District 20. Votes are currently being tallied in the seven counties were votes were cast and are being reported on the Minnesota Secretary of State's...
March 27, 2012 - 9:06pm
Koenen leads in Senate District 20 primary election
WILLMAR -- As ballots are being counted in the special primary election held today in the seven west central Minnesota counties of Senate District 20, Rep. Lyle Koenen, DFL of Clara City, currently has the lead over DFLer John Schultz of Correll. With 47 percent of the ballots reported...
March 27, 2012 - 8:44pm
Special primary election is today in Senate District 20
WILLMAR - Voters in west central Minnesota's Senate District 20 will go to the polls today for a special primary election to fill the vacancy in office caused by the death of Sen. Gary Kubly. The Granite Falls DFL lawmaker died earlier this month from Lou Gerhig's disease. Today's...
March 27, 2012 - 7:49am
Primary election is today in seven counties of Senate District 20
WILLMAR - Voters in west central Minnesota's Senate District 20 will go to the polls today for a special primary election to fill the vacancy in office caused by the death of Sen. Gary Kubly, DFL-Granite Falls. The contest is the first step in the election process. Four candidates...
news / region
March 27, 2012 - 12:00am
March 15, 2012
Four file to run for Kubly's vacant Minnesota Senate seat, Gimse plans to run for Senate 17 seat
WILLMAR -- Four candidates have filed to run in a special election to fill the seat vacated by Sen. Gary Kubly. Kubly, a DFL senator from Granite Falls, died March 2. Filing for the current Senate District 20 office closed Tuesday night. The election is scheduled April 10. The...
March 15, 2012 - 8:00am
March 14, 2012
Four individuals will run in special election for Sen. Kubly's seat
WILLMAR - Four candidates have filed to run in a special election April 10 to fill the term of Sen. Gary Kubly. Kubly, a DFL Senator from Granite Falls, died earlier this month. Filing for the current Senate District 20 office began last Thursday and closed last night. The candidates...
March 14, 2012 - 8:13am
March 12, 2012
Koenen files for state Senate seat vacated by death of Gary Kubly
CLARA CITY -- Rep. Lyle Koenen, DFL-Clara City, has filed papers to run for the state Senate seat vacated by the recent death of Sen. Gary Kubly of Granite Falls. "Senator Kubly represented the best of a public servant," said Koenen.
March 12, 2012 - 9:09am
March 8, 2012
Friends, lawmakers alike pay tribute to late Granite Falls, Minn., Sen. Gary Kubly
An overflow crowd of 530 people gathered Wednesday at the Granite Falls Lutheran Church to pay their respects to DFL State Sen. Gary Kubly, who...
March 8, 2012 - 12:00am
Minn. governor announces special election to fill late senator's seat
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton announced Wednesday that a special election to fill the Senate District 20 seat of Gary Kubly will be held April...
March 8, 2012 - 12:00am