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Kandiyohi County Auditor Sam Modderman, second left, and his wife, Barb, left, greet well-wishers Friday during his retirement party. Modderman is retiring after working 40 years in the auditor's office, 25 of which were spent as an elected official. Also pictured is Trudie Guptill, New London city clerk. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Willmar, Minn., says 'thank you' to longtime county auditor
April 28, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Kandiyohi County Auditor/Treasurer Sam Modderman is retiring at the end of the month after 25 years in elected office. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Modderman attends his last Kandiyohi County Board meeting Tuesday
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 17, 2012
Modderman attends last Kandiyohi County board meeting as auditor
April 17, 2012 - 2:47pm
February 8, 2012
Mark Thompson, assistant Kandiyohi County auditor, is shown in August 2010 preparing for a primary election. Thompson will become interim auditor in April when Auditor Sam Modderman retires. (Tribune file photo by Gary Miller)
Thompson appointed interim auditor to replace Modderman in Kandiyohi County, Minn.
February 8, 2012 - 12:00am
January 3, 2012
This 2008 file photo shows Kandiyohi County Auditor Sam Modderman examining a ballot during the U.S. Senate recount. Modderman announced today that he is retiring April 27. (Tribune file photo)
Kandiyohi County, Minn., Auditor/Treasurer Sam Modderman announces retirement
January 3, 2012 - 11:23am
October 30, 2010
Kandiyohi County: Re-elect Modderman, Re-elect Kalkbrenner, Re-elect Hartog
October 30, 2010 - 12:00am
August 10, 2010
Mark Thompson, assistant Kandiyohi County auditor, left, and Michelle Hanson, deputy auditor-treasurer, check supplies Monday that will go to county precincts for today's primary election. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Absentee ballots double in county
August 10, 2010 - 12:00am
July 24, 2010
Freedom, finances should be considered in primary
July 24, 2010 - 12:00am
June 25, 2010
Absentee ballots for primary in Aug. can be cast today
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
March 6, 2010
Undocumented immigrants need to be counted without fear
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Decision delayed on appointing or electing county officers
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
Kandiyohi County Auditor Sam Modderman looks at a ballot Dec. 30 while flanked by representatives with the Coleman and Franken camaigns during a recount of absentee ballots in Willmar. The County Board is debating whether two officials should be elected by the public or appointed by the county commissioners. The decision, delayed until Feb. 17, would affect Modderman and County Recorder Julie Kalkbrenner. Tribune file photo
Decision delayed on appointing or electing Kandiyohi County officers
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Kandiyohi County Board decision on appointing or electing officers delayed until Feb. 17
February 3, 2009 - 3:00pm
January 28, 2009
County auditor concerned about security of ballots
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Mark Thompson, assistant Kandiyohi County auditor, is shown with tubs of ballots that will be recounted Wednesday for the U.S. Senate race. To accommodate the Tribune's request for a photo, Thompson and Auditor Sam Modderman were present, per the protocol of always having two people present with the ballots. Their entry into the locked room was noted in a log that is kept, detailing the reasons for anyone entering the room. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Recounts will begin Wednesday in Kandiyohi County
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am