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Hillukka unseats Schermerhorn

David Hillukka beat out David Schermerhorn to take the Wadena County Commissioner District 5 seat.

Hillukka had 712 votes to Schermerhorn's 564. There were three write-ins.

Third-district Commissioner Bill Stearns survived a challenge from Danny Goeden, 514-337.

Lane Waldahl won his District 1 seat again, with 686 votes. Sheldon Monson waged a write-in campaign, and there were 118 of those votes, presumably mostly for Monson.

Char West retained her job as auditor-treasurer, gathering 3,082 votes to Brian James Hagen's 2,068.

Sheriff Michael D. Carr had 4,080 votes, with 703 write-in votes cast for other candidates.

All other county office races were unopposed.