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Beltrami County Board: Frost defeats Fineday

Incumbent District 1 Beltrami County Board member Jack Frost appears to have defeated his opponent, Sally Fineday, almost 2-to-1, as of 1:40 a.m. Wednesday.

Frost had 2,240 votes for 66 percent and Fineday had 1,128 votes for 33 percent.

Fineday, executive director of Native Vote Alliance of Minnesota, a nonprofit nonpartisan organization, challenged veteran County Commissioner Frost for the Beltrami County District 1 seat on the County Board.

Frost, owner of Joe's Lodge resort, has served on the County Board for nine years.

Two other County Board members, Joe Vene and Jim Heltzer, ran unopposed.