About Bill

Bill and Marilyn Ingebrigtsen

Bill and Marilyn have been married for 41 years. They live in Ida Township of Douglas County, in Minnesota’s Senate District 8. They have two children and six grandchildren.

Their son Jason and his wife Alyssa have three children and are owners/operators of a small business in Cannon Falls, Minnesota.

Their daughter Linnea, and her husband Chad, live with their three children near Garfield, Minnesota. Linnea and Chad both work for Douglas County.

Bill is a 34-year veteran of the Douglas County Minnesota Sheriff’s Office with 16 years as sheriff. Marilyn is a nurse in the emergency room at the Douglas County Hospital. They are both members of Alexandria Evangelical Covenant Church.

Senate Memberships
  • Deputy Senate Majority Leader
  • Chair of the Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee
  • Member of the Senate Finance Committee
  • Member of the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Budget and Policy Committee
  • Member of the Senate Ethics Committee
  • Member of the Great Lakes Commission
  • Member of the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council

“Voting for Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen is one of the best steps citizens in Senatorial District 8 can take to secure their economic future.”
David C. Olson, Secretary/Treasurer of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce

Endorsements
  • NRA
  • Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL)
  • MN Chamber of Commerce
  • MN Peace & Police Officers Association
  • MN Fire Chiefs Association
  • Police Officer’s Alliance of MN
Awards
  • 2011 Coalition of Greater MN Cities “Legislator of Distinction”
  • 2012 Coalition of Greater MN Cities “Legislator of Distinction”
  • 2012 Trust for Public Land “Conservative Leadership Award”
  • 2012 League of MN Cities “Legislator of Distinction”
  • 2010 League of MN Cities “Legislator of Distinction”
  • 2008 NFIB “Guardian of Small Business”
  • 2010 NFIB “Guardian of Small Business”
  • 2008 Member of Legislative Forum, Heartland Institute
  • MN State Arts Board, “Legislator of Recognition”
  • Leadership in Public Policy, business from Politics in Minnesota
Membership
  • MN State Sheriffs Association
  • MN Ducks Unlimited
  • MN Deer Hunters Association
  • MN Pheasants Forever
  • MN NRA

Family is a priority in Bill and Marilyn’s life. In their spare time, they enjoy fishing, swimming, hunting and boating together with their children and grandchildren.

Bill getting involved with community youth
Bill getting involved with community youth
Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, serving people, not special interests

Bill Ingebrigtsen is strengthening the community by working with the viking sportsmen and area youth.