About Us

Our Mission:  The Crow Wing County DFL,  a unit of the Minnesota Democratic Farmer Labor party, provides organization and support for local, state, and national Democratic candidates, and provides a vehicle for participation in the democratic process.


Issues: See our party platform (Ongoing Platform + Action Agenda) for issues that are important to us. A few of these issues are:

  • Equal opportunities for everyone
  • Quality affordable public education
  • Workers right to organize and bargain collectively
  • A clean, safe environment
  • Taxes based on income / ability to pay
  • The right to a secure retirement for everyone
  • A national, single-payer health care system to provide full coverage for ALL citizens

You can make a difference!

Get voting information and register to vote HERE!

Your vote is important!


Meetings: The Crow Wing DFL Executive Committee meets on the first Thursday of each month, 6pm, at Sage on Laurel, 606 Laurel St, Brainerd, MN.  This is an open meeting to all area Democrats. Call (218) 270-8030 for details.


Contributions: The Crow Wing County DFL (Campaign Finance Reg#20271) needs your donations to support our mission and the basic principles of our organization.  Donations can be made on-line HERE or can be sent to our mailing address. The Crow Wing County DFL uses contributions to fund a myriad of activities. Our expenditures support the basic principles outlined in our mission statement. Some of the items we use your contributions for include:

  • Contributions to candidates for use in their campaigns
  • Operating expenses for the Crow Wing County DFL organizing unit
  • Maintenance of an office during election years
  • Mailings
  • Conventions
  • Fair booth
  • Yard signs and other campaign materials

Thank you to those who have donated already.


Volunteer: The Crow Wing County DFL is always in need of your help. There are a number of tasks to be done during each election cycle and we are always interested in hearing from new people. Call or email us for more information.


Contact Information:
Crow Wing County DFL
PO Box 254
Brainerd, MN  56401
218-270-8030
cwcdfl@gmail.com
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Eric Norquist: Webmaster

Executive Committee 2018 – 2020:
Officers:

Tiffany Stenglein Chair
Tom Besnett Vice Chair
Marcia Ferris Secretary / Communications
Martha Stenglein Treasurer
Kathryn Hegstrom  Outreach & Inclusion
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Directors:

Wayne Altonen Director
Sally Boos Director
Shannon Crosby Director
Julie Hella Director
Holden Hollister Director
Tracy Lyons Director
Dale Menk Director
Stephanie (Star) Moser Director
Robert Nesheim Crow Wing County DFL Fair Booth Coordinator
Eric Norquist Technology / Website
Bruce Peck Director
Sharron Ryappy Director
Louise Seliski Director
Betty Simenstad Fall Dinner Coordinator
Ron Shepard Director
Chris Smith Director
Zane Smith Director
John Ward Director

Our Endorsed Candidates

Thank you for all of your hard work.

Dale Menk
Minnesota House District 10A
Phil Yetzer
Minnesota House District 10B

News & Media

Get the latest news from our team!


Our Upcoming Events


Oct 12, 2019
4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Cass & Crow Wing Counties Annual Fall Dinner

Cass & Crow Wing Counties Annual Fall Dinner
October 12th at Nisswa American Legion Post 627 – 25807 Main St Nisswa, MN 56468
October 12, 2019 4:00 pm
Betty Simenstad
bsimenstad@mac.com