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Brainerd Dispatch Journalist Chelsey M. Perkins Reports on "Crowd Seeks 2020 Election Audit in Crow Wing County"

Chelsey Perkins Brainerd Dispatch
A full boardroom listens as a resident shares her support for a forensic audit of the 2020 election results during the Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, Crow Wing County Board meeting.

Brainerd Dispatch reporter Chelsey M. Perkinswas back with us today to tell us about a recent Crow Wing County Board meeting where 75 members of the public convened to ask for an election audit of the 2020 elections.

Throughout our region and the country national issues have been arising at public meetings. School board elections have been contentious... and sometimes phrases like "critical race theory" have sometimes lead to book banning like Brad Meltzer's Ordinary People Change the World series that was banned in a Pennsylvania school district - biographies of Martin Luther King Jr and Rosa Parks.

Listen to our conversation about the Grand Rapids School district school board race and our latest conversation with Brad Meltzer.

Heidi Holtan is KAXE's Director of Content and Public Affairs where she manages producers and is the local host of Morning Edition from NPR. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North.