He works at New Flyer in Crookston

    Brent Lindstrom of East Grand Forks has announced his candidacy to seek the 2018 DFL endorsement for the District 1B seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives. The seat is currently held by rural Crookston Republican Deb Kiel, who’s in her third term.

    “I am pleased and honored to announce my candidacy to represent District 1B in the Minnesota House of Representatives,” Lindstrom said in a release announcing his intentions. “I look forward to a positive campaign, meeting citizens, and listening to what they want to see their representative do for them.”

    District 1B includes all of Polk and Red Lake counties, and most of Pennington County.

    Lindstrom, a native of Lake Bronson, has lived in East Grand Forks since 2004. He is retired from United States Air Force active duty, and is a graduate of the University of North Dakota. A high school football official for ten years, Lindstrom has been a strong advocate for youth sports in the district, having been twice elected board member and officer of the East Grand Forks Blue Line Club. Lindstrom is also founder and past president of the Grand Cities Lacrosse Association, and remains on the board of directors for that organization. He also currently serves on the Polk County DFL Board of Directors. He is currently employed as an assembler at New Flyer of America in Crookston and is a member of the All American Communication Workers, Local 7304.

    Lindstrom is married to Constance Lindstrom, a senior biofuels analyst for Christianson, PLLP, an ag-focused accounting and consulting business based in West Central Minnesota. Brent and Constance have three adult sons.

    For more information on Lindstrom, visit brentlindstrom.org.