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John Carlson gives his nomination speech to Senate 4 Republican delegates Saturday. He was unopposed for endorsement. Wayne Tieman, background, nominated Carlson while Yvonne Eckholm seconded it. Pioneer Photo/Brad Swenson

Carlson wins GOP nod for Senate 4 seat

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WALKER - Bemidji businessman John Carlson was unopposed in his bid for Republican endorsement to the Senate 4 seat now held by Sen. Mary Olson, DFL-Bemidji.


Forty-one delegates unanimously gave their endorsement to Carlson, who ran against Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, in 2008.

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