Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

2 incumbents fall in O'Brien County GOP supervisor races

Overmire, Steensma ousted during Tuesday's primary election

There will be a shakeup at the O'Brien County Courthouse in January.

Only one of three county supervisor incumbents – District 3's Nancy McDowell – won their respective GOP primary race on Tuesday. District 1 incumbent Supervisor Tim Overmire fell to Jim Thomas, while District 2 incumbent John Steensma was defeated by current county Auditor Barb Rohwer.

Unofficial results are included below.

• District 1: Thomas, of Hartley, defeated Overmire, also of Hartley, with 59.2 percent of the vote, 859-592. Thomas won seven of nine voting precincts, with Overmire taking Carrol-Floyd and Waterman-Grant...