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Decision Day: School Elections Dominate at Polls

Decision Day: School Elections Dominate at Polls

Last November saw the United States elect a president, but this November will only see a few select items on the ballot.

Today is election day, and the only items on the ballot in East Central Minnesota are school district elections.

Districts which will host elections today are East Central, Hinckley-Finlayson, Rush City, Braham, Ogilvie, Mora, Isle and Onamia.

If you live within the Pine City dial-a-ride program, you can call Arrowhead Transit for a free ride to your local polling station- simply state where you’re located and where you plan on voting.

Call 800-862-0175 for Arrowhead Transit.

Click here to find your polling station.

See below for a map of where your school district is located. Following the link can help as well.

Mille Lacs Fishing Opener for Winter Angling Limits Released

Good news has been released for local anglers of one of Minnesota’s largest lakes.

The Mille Lacs Lake walleye fishing opener for winter will begin December 1st .

The DNR has released info on what walleye can be kept, saying anglers must be sure it’s between 20-22 inches or larger than 28, and just one walleye per fisherman.

The selected the size regulations to protect Mille Lacs’ walleye spawning population, which is largely comprised of walleyes hatched in 2013.

The catch of walleye hatched in 2014, 2015 and 2016 was below average, which has lead to tighter restrictions.

Donations for Rush City Families' Christmas Gifts Being Accepted

A chance to help Rush City families in need have a merry Christmas is coming up.

You can donate new or used items such as toys, games, tools, books, and other gift items at CE Jacobson Elementary between 7:30 and 4 pm on weekdays starting now through November 29th for the Santa Days program.

Donations will be used for young children to choose gifts for their family members for Christmas.

That gift giving event will be held at Chucker’s Bowl and Lounge between 10 am and 1 pm on December 2nd.

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