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April 28, 2012
Willmar, Minn., says 'thank you' to longtime county auditor
WILLMAR -- With his wife, Barb, standing by his side, Kandiyohi County Auditor Sam Modderman shook a long line of hands Friday during a retirement...
April 28, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Modderman attends his last Kandiyohi County Board meeting Tuesday
WILLMAR -- After working 40 years in the Kandiyohi County Auditor's office -- 25 of those as the elected auditor/treasurer -- Sam Modderman attended...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 17, 2012
Modderman attends last Kandiyohi County board meeting as auditor
WILLMAR - After working 40 years in the Kandiyohi County Auditor's office - 25 of those as the elected auditor/treasurer - Sam Modderman attended his last county board meeting today. Modderman, 68, is retiring April 27. Modderman thanked the Commissioners, his staff and the voters...
April 17, 2012 - 2:47pm
February 8, 2012
Thompson appointed interim auditor to replace Modderman in Kandiyohi County, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Mark Thompson has served as assistant county auditor since 2005 and has worked side by side with Kandiyohi County Auditor Sam Modderman. Following...
February 8, 2012 - 12:00am
January 3, 2012
Kandiyohi County, Minn., Auditor/Treasurer Sam Modderman announces retirement
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County Auditor/Treasurer Sam Modderman announced today that he is retiring. He is in the midst of his seventh four-year...
January 3, 2012 - 11:23am
October 30, 2010
Kandiyohi County: Re-elect Modderman, Re-elect Kalkbrenner, Re-elect Hartog
County Auditor Sam Modderman, County Recorder Julie Kalkbrenner and County Sheriff Dan Hartog are all seeking re-election to their respective offices and are running unopposed. All three have performed well in their positions and should be re-elected.
October 30, 2010 - 12:00am
August 10, 2010
Absentee ballots double in county
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County voters apparently got the message to vote by absentee ballot if they were unable to go to the polls for today's primary...
August 10, 2010 - 12:00am
July 24, 2010
Freedom, finances should be considered in primary
WILLMAR -- If claiming your American right to vote isn't enough to get you to the polls Aug.
July 24, 2010 - 12:00am
June 25, 2010
Absentee ballots for primary in Aug. can be cast today
WILLMAR -- Starting today, absentee ballots can be cast for candidates in the primary election. This is much earlier than in the past and helps...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
March 6, 2010
Undocumented immigrants need to be counted without fear
Kandiyohi County residents who are here illegally or are undocumented will not be prosecuted if they fill out a 2010 Census form and should instead be encouraged to fill out the forms. Kandiyohi County Attorney Boyd Beccue said there is a "particular level of fear" that census information...
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Decision delayed on appointing or electing county officers
WILLMAR -- A decision on whether two county officials should be appointed by the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners, or continue to be elected by the public, has been delayed until Feb.
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
Decision delayed on appointing or electing Kandiyohi County officers
WILLMAR -- A decision on whether two county officials should be appointed by the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners, or continue to be elected...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Kandiyohi County Board decision on appointing or electing officers delayed until Feb. 17
WILLMAR -- Discussion on whether two county officials should be appointed by county commissioners, or continue to be elected by the public, took place today at the Kandiyohi County Board meeting. A decision was delayed until Feb.17. The commissioners are considering whether the...
February 3, 2009 - 3:00pm
January 28, 2009
County auditor concerned about security of ballots
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County Auditor Sam Modderman didn't realize Tuesday that he is on Al Franken's list of potential witnesses in the Senate...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Recounts will begin Wednesday in Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR -- Tables, chairs, pilers, sorters and -- most importantly -- ballots are being prepared for the recount in the U.S. Senate race that...
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am