Richfield City Council: Michael Howard will take his seat in January as Richfield’s new at-large council member; he will replace Sue Sandahl, who is departing the Richfield City Council after four terms. Mayor Debbie Goettel will keep the reigns for a third term. Read all the City Council election details here. Linda Slocum has been elected to her fifth term in the Minnesota House of Representatives, (House District 50A seat) defeating her Republican challenger with more than 64 percent of the vote. Read the full story here.