From the Owatonna People's Press-
MEDFORD — Former Medford Mayor Dan Kaiser announced Thursday that he would seek the Republican nomination for the District 26B seat in the 2010 legislative election.
Kaiser, who did not seek a third term as Medford mayor last year, announced his candidacy for the Minnesota House of Representatives in a statement released to the press.
“Minnesota faces many challenges while also providing great opportunities, and I believe I can make a difference by serving in the Minnesota Legislature,” Kaiser said in the statement.
District 26B includes eastern and southern Steele County, as well as the Steele County communities of Medford, Blooming Prairie and Ellendale, southern Rice County, and the communities of Faribault and Morristown. The legislative seat is currently held by Rep. Patti Fritz, DFL-Faribault.