Volunteer drivers sought to help voters get to the polls

The Headwaters Regional Transportation Council is seeking volunteers to help voters get to their local polling locations and ballot drop-off sites.

According to a release, this service is being offered to anyone living in Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Mahnomen and Lake of the Woods counties.

Due to COVID-19, drivers and passengers will be required to sit at least six feet apart and wear face masks while traveling in the vehicle.

If you are interested in being a volunteer or need transportation to an election location, call or text 218-308-7709 or visit the website.

Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.

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