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Making Sausage: Making Sense of Politics in northern MN

Aaron Brown -

It's been a big week in the United States, as well as northern MN.  We've had coverage from NPR as well as local commentaries and analysis on the impact on where we live in terms of our local and regional elections.  Listen to these conversations and let us know your thoughts.  

Republican Analyst Greg Peppinand Minnesota Brown blogger Aaron Brown review northern MN election results

Here are MN Legislative results from northern MN:

US House District 8:  DFL incumbent Rick Nolan from Crosby

US House District 7: DFL incumbent Colin Peterson from Detroit Lakes

MN Senate District 2:  Republican Paul Utke from Park Rapids
*MN House District 2A:  Republican Matt Grossell from Bagley
MN House District 2B:  Republican incumbent Steve Green from Fosston

MN Senate District 5:  Republican Justin Eichorn from Grand Rapids
MN House District 5A:  Republican Matt Bliss from Pennington
MN House District 5B:  Republican Sandy Layman from Cohasset

MN Senate District 10:  Republican incumbent Carrie Ruud from Breezy Point
MN House District 10A:  Republican incumbent Josh Heintzman from Nisswa
MN House District 10B:  Republican incumbent Dale Lueck from Aitkin

MN Senate District 6:  DFL incumbent Dave Tomassoni from Chisholm
*MN House District 6A:  DFL Julie Sandstede from Hibbing
MN House District 6B:  DFL incumbent Jason Metsa

MN Senate District 9:  Republican incumbent Paul Gazelka from Fairview Township in Cass County
*MN House District 9A:  Republican John Poston from Lake Shore
MN House District 9B:  Republican incumbent Ron Kresha from Little Falls.

*no incumbent

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.