In the immediate aftermath of Forest Lake City Councilman Jeff Klein’s resignation at the Aug. 26 meeting, his four former peers seemed in agreement on waiting until the 2014 city election to put the vacated seat up for public vote.
One Forest Lake race featured drama down to the wire, while the other was never close. In the end, only one of the two incumbents were left in office.
Forest Lake Councilman Jim Dufour will need to rally in Precinct 5 if he wants to keep his seat. Dufour has fallen into fourth place in a race for two seats on the council. Ben Winnick will be joining the council as he has secured over 1,500 votes more than the next candidate. Winnick has [...]
Click here to see the rest of the 2012 Voters Guide. Jim Dufour (I) I’m a tree trimmer for Asplundh full-time. I also run my own business trimming trees as well as being a trapper doing both nuisance wildlife and fur trapping. I have been on this City Council the past four years. Prior to [...]