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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.

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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.)

Election 2018: Candidate for Detroit Lakes School Board April Thomas

Carol McCarthy | Oct 05, 2018 AT 08:51 am

Meet April Thomas Candidate for Detroit Lakes School Board, one of five candidates vying for three seats on the board of six up for election.

Election 2018: Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander

Carol McCarthy | Oct 04, 2018 AT 01:06 pm

Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander looks to retain the seat he's held for four years.

Election 2018: Detroit Lakes School Board Candidate Jennifer Pedersen

Carol McCarthy | Oct 02, 2018 AT 12:35 pm

Jennifer Pedersen, mother of a 10 year old daughter and owner and operator of a local Chiropractic clinic, is a transplant from a small town on the Iron Range. She and her family has called Detroit Lakes home for 16 years.

Election 2018: Detroit Lakes City Council At-Large Candidate Beth Pridday

Carol McCarthy | Oct 02, 2018 AT 12:11 pm

Beth Pridday, running for an At-Large seat on the Detroit Lakes City Council, is a retired local business woman, entrepreneur, educator and is currently serving on the Detroit Lakes Park Board.

Election 2018: Becker County Sheriff Candidate Al Fowler, Challenger

Carol McCarthy | Oct 01, 2018 AT 12:28 pm

Al Fowler is a retired Marine, husband and father who is looking to bring the Becker County Sheriff's Department to a new level of law enforcement.

Election 2018: Detroit Lakes City Council Candidate Madalyn Suuke, Incumbent

Carol McCarthy | Sep 28, 2018 AT 11:05 am

Meet Detroit Lakes City Councilwoman At-Large, Madalyn Suuke, incumbent on the November Ballot

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