West End Townships election results
The West End Townships of Lutsen, Tofte, and Schroeder held their annual meetings and elections last night. In Lutsen, 118 votes were cast. Ginny Storlie was elected to fill the Supervisor seat vacated by Diane Parker. Parker stepped down after two 3-year terms. Storlie won over Alta McQuatters and write-in candidate Larry McNeally. Two candidates were vying for the Town Clerk position in Lutsen. Coming out on top was Sylvia Duclose, winning over Gail Thompson.
In Tofte, 17 votes were cast. Incumbent Township Supervisor Paul James was re-elected along with Town Clerk Barb Gervais. The races were uncontested.
And in Schroeder, 36 votes were cast. Deb Johnson was elected to fill the seat vacated by Ross Wilson, and Doug Schwecke is the new Town Clerk – taking over from longtime clerk Carol Tveekrem. Tveekrem served 13 years as Schroeder Town Clerk and was honored during the meeting for her service to the Township.