Jan 29, 2014 at 5:47 am
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Steve Notch has defeated Dave Gamradt in a special election for a seat on the Stearns County Board of Commissioners.
Notch picked up 1,117 votes in Tuesday's special election, beating Gamradt by 117 votes.
The election fills a vacant seat in District 5 in western Stearns County. The seat opened up when Don Otte died of cancer last year.
Notch is a township treasurer, and a member of the Freeport Fire Department. He's also a former Freeport city councilman.
He fills out the rest of Otte's term, which expires at the end of this year.
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