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John Persell

June 19, 2017
Former District 5A Rep. John Persell speaks with Rebecca Otto, State Auditor and 2018 gubernatorial candidate, at the Beltrami County DFL fish fry on Monday at the Bemidji Eagles Club. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Persell announces run for House comeback at DFL event
June 19, 2017 - 7:02pm
November 9, 2016
Bliss unseats Persell in House 5A
November 9, 2016 - 5:21pm
November 6, 2016
 Rep. John Persell, DFL - Bemidji, receives the Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health "Legislator of the Year" Award during the organization's annual conference held this week at the Saint Paul RiverCentre.
Persell honored as 'Legislator of the Year' by MARRCH
November 6, 2016 - 7:20am
October 10, 2016
ELECTION 2016: Candidates spar over health care and more
October 10, 2016 - 10:52pm
March 30, 2015
Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, addresses attendees at a Beltrami DFL fundraising dinner Monday at the Bemidji Eagles Club. (Zach Kayser | Bemidji Pioneer)
Persell, Saxhaug speak at Beltrami DFL convention
March 30, 2015 - 9:13pm
March 11, 2015
John Persell
LEGISLATURE: Persell authors bill to edit Columbus statue at Capitol
March 11, 2015 - 5:38pm
November 5, 2014
John Persell
UPDATED: Persell wins re-election bid for House District 5A
November 5, 2014 - 10:35am
November 1, 2014
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., addresses a crowd of supporters during a campaign rally in Bemidji on Saturday. Behind Nolan are, from left: Minnesota Auditor Rebecca Otto, Lieutenant Gov. candidate Tina Smith, Minnesota Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, Nolan's wife, Mary, Minnesota Rep. Roger Erickson, DFL-Baudette, and Minnesota DFL Chair Ken Martin.  (Zach Kayser | Bemidji Pioneer)
Democrats rally in Bemidji: Nolan, Erickson, Persell make push ahead of Tuesday election
November 1, 2014 - 6:54pm
September 24, 2014
HIGHER EDUCATION: DFLers tout tentative tuition freeze extension
September 24, 2014 - 11:34pm
August 13, 2014
Persell defeats Pederson in District 5A race
August 13, 2014 - 11:55pm
PRIMARY ELECTION: Persell defeats Pederson in District 5A race
August 13, 2014 - 9:30am
August 9, 2014
Persell, Pederson to face off in primary Tuesday
August 9, 2014 - 11:28pm
May 19, 2014
CITY COUNCIL: Saxhaug reflects on legislative work in 2014; Council grills him on “800-pound gorilla” of transportation funding
May 19, 2014 - 10:00pm
May 22, 2013
Updated: City to receive $750,000 from Legislature for Paul Bunyan, Library parks
May 22, 2013 - 2:09pm
May 18, 2013
Dayton signs Persell’s formaldehyde bill into law
May 18, 2013 - 1:26am