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Further candidates file to run for office in areas across region

The following candidates filed to run for office on Thursday in west central Minnesota, as reported on the secretary of state's Web site. An (I) denotes an incumbent.

The following candidates filed to run for office on Thursday in west central Minnesota, as reported on the secretary of state's Web site. An (I) denotes an incumbent.

Candidates for county offices may file in their county auditors' offices. Most legislative candidates file with the secretary of state. In the case of districts that do not cross county lines, they may file with county auditors.

Candidates may file through 5 p.m. July 18. They have until 5 p.m. July 20 to withdraw their candidacies if they choose.

After filings close, the Tribune will publish a full list of candidates in the area.

State Representative

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District 13A: Bud Heidgerken (I), Republican, Freeport

Chippewa County

Attorney: Dwayne Knutsen (I), Montevideo

Lac qui Parle County

Attorney: John M. Tollefson (I), Dawson

Meeker County

Commissioner District 1: James Swenson (I), Litchfield

Commissioner District 2: Dave Gabrielson (I), Litchfield

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Commissioner District 3: Amy Wilde (I), Dassel

Commissioner District 4: Hugh Wagner (I), Watkins

Auditor: Barbara Loch (I), Litchfield

Treasurer: Sharon Euerle (I), Litchfield

Recorder: Elaine Lenhard (I), Litchfield

Sheriff: Mike Hirman (I), Litchfield; Mark Shoutz, Dassel

Attorney: Stephanie Beckman (I), Litchfield

Pope County

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Commissioner District 1: Larry Kittelson (I), Starbuck

Commissioner District 4: Jay Campbell, Starbuck

Commissioner District 5: Robert McCrory (I), Glenwood; Randy Shaw, Villard

Auditor/Treasurer: Donna Quandt, Villard

Recorder: Darby Jergenson Bowen (I), Glenwood

Sheriff: Tom Larson (I), Glenwood

Attorney: Belvin Doebbert (I), Glenwood

Soil and Water District 1: Keith Nygaard (I), Starbuck

Yellow Medicine County

Sheriff: Bill Flaten (I), Granite Falls

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