- Associated Press - Friday, June 13, 2014

WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) - Wahpeton’s newly elected mayor says economic development will be among his biggest priorities.

The Wahpeton Daily News reports (https://bit.ly/1l5lMPG ) that Meryl Hansey defeated Renelle Bertsch by a vote of 656-242 in Tuesday’s primary election.

The 78-year-old Hansey says other priorities include addressing the issue of relocating the city’s police department, and encouraging more senior housing.

Hansey will begin his four-year term next week.

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Information from: Wahpeton Daily News, https://www.wahpetondailynews.com


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