Kevin Paap and Paul FitzSimmons were the top two vote-getters in the race for Blue Earth County Commissioner. Paap received almost 34 percent of the vote and Fitzsimmons got nearly 29 percent. They beat three other candidates, Brian Riewe, Bob Diesch and Sharon Schaller. Paap and Fitzsimmons will square off for the seat currently being held by the retiring Will Purvis in November’s election.