Category Archives: MN House District 57A

Kriesel Smacks Down Gottwalt With “Mind Your Business”

The St. Cloud Times came out with an article today about social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook and described how local leaders are currently using them to stay connected to their constituents. While most of the article is pretty standard stuff about politicians using the sites for varying purposes and to varying degrees, there was also some intra-party fireworks playing out between Representative John Kriesel (R) and Representative Steve Gottwalt (R). Gottwalt took a shot at Kriesel for his recent twitter exchange with Bernard Berrian: While Berrian drew the bulk of criticism for the exchange, Gottwalt says Kriesel’s posts are “a cautionary note” for other legislators. Gottwalt told the Times that Kriesel’s posts to Berrian were “not something I would have done.” “He … Continue reading

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Open Seat In HD 57A

The Woodbury Bulletin reported today that Representative Karla Bigham (DFL) will not seek re-election in 2010.

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