Rukavina announces run for county commissioner

By KBJR News 1

Rukavina announces run for county commissioner

May 19, 2014 Updated May 19, 2014 at 8:54 AM CDT

Pike Township, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Former Minnesota State Representative Tom Rukavina has announced he's running for St. Louis County Commissioner in the Fourth District.

Rukavina served in the Minnesota House of Representatives for over two decades, before deciding not to run again in 2012.

Rukavina, from Pike Township, has also served on the Town Board of Pike Township and as a Virginia school board member.

Rukavina currently works on the federal staff of Congressman Rick Nolan.

Incumbent Fourth District County Commissioner Mike Forsman of Ely is retiring.