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Election 2022: Noon and Stearns overcome challengers in Wadena County Commission race

Results from election night are unofficial and may change slightly once finalized.

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WADENA — Ron Noon will return to the Wadena County Commission along with incumbent Bill Stearns as they overcame challengers in the 2022 election race, according to unofficial results from election night.

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Ron Noon
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Bill Stearns
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Four of the five Wadena County Commissioner seats were up for election due to a change in their district boundaries following the recent census. Other seats will be filled by current commissioners who ran unopposed.

Dist. 1
The candidate with the most votes will fill the seat left open by outgoing commissioner Sheldon Monson.
Ron Noon: 75.5%
Don Burns: 24.4%

Dist. 3
Bill Stearns (incumbent): 70.5%
Gene Morthberg: 29.2%

Dist. 4
Murlyn Kreklau (unopposed): 1,185 votes

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Dist. 5
Jon Kangas (unopposed): 959 votes

Related Topics: ELECTION 2022WADENA COUNTY
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