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Aug 14th, 2010

Summary: On Friday, August 13, the Sartell-Rice area in Central Minnesota was hit by near-hurricane force straight-line winds. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on August 14, 2009, Aubrey Immelman reported that Bachmann was at it again, making false or outrageous claims in the national media and then playing the victim by leveraging her disingenuousness, incendiary rhetoric and political paranoia into campaign cash.

Jul 29th, 2008

On the 15th day of his campaign against U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann for the Republican nomination as House of Representatives candidate in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District, Aubrey Immelman reported on an op-ed dealing with high energy prices that he had written for the St. Cloud Times the previous day; met with Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner and Emergency Manager Marvin Klug; announced the release of a new web video in which he discusses his core campaign issues; and challenged unendorsed Independence Party candidate Bob Anderson’s justification for the Iraq war.