SAUK RAPIDS - In the primary election:  Sauk Rapids voters narrowed the field of candidates vying for city council seats from five down to four.  Steven Heinen, Bill Bard, Jeremy Stockinger and Nicholas Sauer move on to the general election.  They have two open council seats in Sauk Rapids.

And in Benton County, the field of candidates competing for County Commissioner in District 5 was cut from three down to two.  Steve Simons and Jake Bauerly will square off in the general election.