• Spirited Republican primary shapes up for open Washington County state Senate seat

    10 days ago - By Bésame

    A choice between two Stillwater conservatives - a school board member critical of education policy and a medical worker who refused a COVID-19 vaccination - awaits primary voters in northeast Washington County in Tuesday's Republican primary for an open state House seat.
    Tina Riehle, 52, who serves on the Stillwater school board, is facing Mark Bishofsky, 51, a former respiratory therapist, in the primary for House District 33B.
    The district, newly redrawn as part of a once-a-decade process following the census, encompasses all or parts of Stillwater, Stillwater Township, Forest Lake...
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