District 1 Commissioner

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David De La Hunt
18602 Estate Drive
Park Rapids, MN 56470

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District 1 Serves:
City of Nevis;
Townships of Lake Emma and Nevis;
Township of Henrietta, except those parts annexed to the City of Park Rapids;
Section 36 of Todd Township, except those parts annexed to the City of Park Rapids

David De La Hunt  was born and raised in Hubbard County. He graduated from Park Rapids Area High School in 1985 and received his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from North Dakota State University in 1990. Since 1990, he has been employed by De La Hunt Broadcasting. David owns and operates Normin Broadcasting and is a part owner within the family business. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Minnesota. Prior to his election to the County Board, David served for 10 years as a Henrietta Township Supervisor and as its chairman for 8 years.

In 1993 David married, Joleen, who is the Park Rapids Century School Elementary Principal. David and Joleen have two sons. Ryan is a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force and Matthew is currently a junior at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, majoring in civil engineering.

David has been a volunteer in many organizations in the area including, Jaycee's, Rotary Club, the Hubbard County Fair Board, the Park Rapids and Walker Hockey Associations, and is a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church. David and his family enjoy boating, snowmobiling, hockey, amateur radio and outdoor activities.