Hodge Podge with Carol McCarthy
Stay up to date with the happenings in the Lakes Area with KDLM News Director Carol McCarthy. Great information on local news, community happenings, current events and sports! Listen live M-F at 8:30.
Election 2018: League of Women Voters Candidate Forum October 22, 2018: Detroit Lakes School Board
Carol McCarthy | Oct 23, 2018 AT 10:43 am
DL School Board Candidates forum ran a little less than an hour as the four candidates on hand responded to eight questions having to do with support of the bond referendum up for a vote in November. All were in support of the latest plan. Were about how to recruit new teachers and a more diverse teaching staff, how district can help students to graduate "workforce ready" or to graduate and enter a skilled vocational program, how to use land purchased by the district north of town and thoughts on fully funding Pre-K in the district.
Election 2018: League of Women Voters Candidate Forum October 22, 2018: Detroit Lakes City Council
Carol McCarthy | Oct 23, 2018 AT 07:24 am
Candidates for two At-Large seats: Natalie Bly, Beth Pridday, Madalyn Suuke and John Thorpe and unopposed incumbent for Ward 3, Matt Boeke participated in the LWV Forum at M-State on October 22nd, 2018. Candidates fielded a range of questions in an hour's time having to do with the 1/2% sales tax financing a new police facility; the city's role in economic development; the West Lake Drive Plan; the Pavilion plan and Adam Thielen (that's right).
Election 2018: Minnesota House District 2B Candidate Karen Branden
Carol McCarthy | Oct 22, 2018 AT 12:31 pm
Karen Branden of Rochert is the DFL candidate for Minnesota House District 2B.
Election 2018: Detroit Lakes Ward 2 Candidate Jay Schurman, Incumbent
Carol McCarthy | Oct 18, 2018 AT 07:21 am
Candidate for Detroit Lakes Ward 2, Jay Schurman, is the incumbent running to retain his seat. He's been on the Detroit Lakes City Council for four years. Schurman is a realtor in town and was first elected as Alderman for Ward 3 before he moved across town and as it worked out, a seat had been vacated in his new Ward, he ran and was reelected in Ward 2.
Election 2018: LWV Forum, October 16 in Detroit Lakes, House Representatives for Districts 2B and 4B
Carol McCarthy | Oct 17, 2018 AT 08:00 am
Candidates for House Representative districts 2B and 4B fielded about a half dozen questions for an hour at last night's forum. District 2B DFL challenger Karen Branden of Rochert and 2B GOP incumbent Steve Green of Fosston and District 4B GOP Challenger Jason Peterson and 4B DFL incumbent Paul Marquart were on hand and fielded questions on legacy funding, health care, water quality, restoring right to vote to convicted felons and climate change.
Election 2018: LWV Forum October 16th Becker County Sheriff Candidates Al Fowler and Todd Glander
Carol McCarthy | Oct 17, 2018 AT 06:19 am
Nearly 20 questions were posed to the candidates for Becker County Sheriff in an hour's time. Candidates Al Fowler and Todd Glander fielded a wide-spectrum of questions from handling inmates, deescalating situations, school safety to how each would handle the projected population growth in Becker County. (Audio provided by Fundamental Technologies with permission to post from Detroit Lakes League of Women Voters)
Election 2018: Detroit Lakes School Board Candidate Robert Strand
Carol McCarthy | Oct 12, 2018 AT 11:00 am
Robert Strand has lived and worked in the community since 2001. He is a Sergeant with the Detroit Lakes Police Department and father of two Detroit Lakes Public School Students.
Election 2018: Detroit Lakes City Council At-Large Candidate, Natalie Bly
Carol McCarthy | Oct 11, 2018 AT 10:03 am
Natalie Bly is a native of Crookston, mother of two, interested in creating addressing the need for more affordable housing in Detroit Lakes. She is among four candidates running for two At-large seats on the Detroit Lakes City Council.
Election 2018: Candidates for Frazee Mayor and City Council
Carol McCarthy | Oct 10, 2018 AT 09:44 am
Candidates gathered in Frazee October 9th for League of Women Voters forums. City Council, Mayoral candidates responded to questions about working along side of someone with different views, economic development, job creation, and trail development. LWV Moderator for the Frazee City forum was Terry Kalil. (Audio was provided by Fundamental Technologies with permission to post by the Detroit Lakes Area League of Women Voters)
Election 2018: MN House District 2B Candidates at Detroit Lakes LWV Candidate Forum in White Earth
Carol McCarthy | Oct 09, 2018 AT 10:52 am
UNDATED--Candidates from Minnesota House District 2B as well as Becker County Sheriff were on hand for two League of Women Voters forums Tuesday night in White Earth. Candidates for House District 2B, Steve Green, Republican from Fosston, the incumbent and and challenger, Karen Branden of Rochert fielded a range of questions for a little over an hour from constituents who turned out at the White Earth Community Center. Questions dealing with water quality, legacy funds and education were fielded by the two candidates and each response to questions on health care and climate change were about as far apart as two parties could be. (Audio provided by Fundamental Technologies with permission from the Detroit Lakes Area League of Women Voters.)