election 2018

Letter: Gielau has the experience to lead

Oct 11, 2018
To the editor: I am writing you to endorse Paul Gielau for Goodhue County Sheriff. I had the privilege to work directly with Paul for 29 years at the sheriff’s office and can assure you that he is by far the most qualified person to fill the seat of Goodhue County Sheriff. Paul has dedicated his...

GOP event held near Zumbro Falls

Oct 3, 2018
Wabasha County Republican Party, along with Goodhue County Republican Party, held a candidates gala for the purpose of meeting Republican candidates on Saturday, September 15. The sell-out dinner of 160 was held at Zumbro Community Church, south of Zumbro Falls. Speakers included Rep. Steve...

Candidate forum set for Oct. 25

Oct 3, 2018
Lake City Chamber of Commerce and the Woman’s Club of Lake City will host a candidate forum at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 25, in the council chambers in City Hall. Candidates that have been invited are running for the following offices: Lake City City Council, Lake City School Board, Goodhue...

Letter: Putting the voice of the people over personal agenda

Oct 3, 2018
To the editor: First I want to thank everyone for voting for me at the primary election and hope that you will vote for me at the Nov. 6 election. I received a letter from the Chamber of Commerce saying that they are having a meet the candidate forum Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m. I am sorry to say that I...

Letter: Opinions not backed by facts aren’t worth much

Oct 3, 2018
To the editor: I have lived in our beautiful City 53 years, witnessed many local elections, but this year I question the process. I know for a fact, that all persons running for any elected office receive a packet from the Secretary of State. It provides each candidate with important guidelines...

Letter: Re-elect Greg Schreck

Sep 19, 2018
To the editor: Lake City City Councilman Greg Schreck has a track record of accomplishments, both personal and with our city. I worked with him and others on several projects including the Community Bikes, painting downtown buildings, and the beach house improvements. The highway and the beach...

Letter: Election is about progress

Sep 13, 2018
To the editor: When I started writing letters to the editor several months ago I had no idea it would develop into a regular thing. What really surprised me is the response, mostly positive. Thank you readers! For the most part I try to keep my letters positive, some people just need a lift. I...

Letter: I am listening

Sep 13, 2018
To the editor: It’s been such a privilege to participate in this race for City Council and I’m grateful to be advancing on to the November election. I set out on this journey to seek a way to serve my community and to learn more about what is important to my neighbors. Our small town has great...

Letter: Benefits of Hwy. 61 project run deep

Sep 5, 2018
To the editor: I just finished Russell Boe’s explanation in the Aug. 30 Graphic about the broad cost benefits of the Hwy. 61 project. Up until then I had basically thought in terms of being able to cross at my intersection without risking life and limb. But the financial implications of...

Letter: Highway 61 project will prove popular in the end

Sep 5, 2018
To the editor: With respect to the three-lane conversion project, I would like to point out that Lake City is pretty normal when you compare the historical data kept from other cities that have completed a similar project. During the planning stage of the project, approximately 50 percent are in...


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