The debate over filling the Goodhue County Board District 1 seat followed the board from Red Wing to its annual meeting at the Goodhue County Fair. Though the location of the debate changed, the outcome did not.
On June 26, the Prairie Island Tribal Council sent a letter to county administrator Scott Arneson. The letter requested an explanation of why the board had declined to fill the District 1 seat. The board voted 2-2 not to respond to the council’s letter.
The Tribal Council’s letter ends by stating: