election 2018

2018 City Council Primary Questionnaire: Greg Schreck

Aug 1, 2018
1. Why are you running for City Council? I want to continue to serve on the Council to participate in making good decisions for our community. As a Council we need to make decisions that enable and stimulate growth, including attracting more residents and visitors. This will help maintain a...

2018 City Council Primary Questionnaire: Ed Towey

Aug 1, 2018
1. Why are you running for city council? I love living in Lake City and I want to make it the best place to live, work, and visit. Over the years I have seen many changes in Lake City. I was born and raised in Rochester, but have been invested in Lake City since spending my childhood summers here...

2018 City Council Primary Questionnaire: Andru Peters

Aug 1, 2018
1. Why are you running for a city council seat? Recently I received many phone calls as well as being confronted by citizens asking me to consider to run for city council. I asked why: it was indicated that they did not realized in the past how much time and work I spent behind scenes, going...

Letter: Vote to keep four lanes, marina as-is

Aug 1, 2018
To the editor: Lake City citizens, vote for the candidates who want to save the four-lanes and keep the trailers on the point and keep our harbor intact. Tom Heffernan Lake City  

Letter: Comprehensive experience getting things done according to plan

Aug 1, 2018
To the editor: Running for a city council seat is an opportunity that should not be taken lightly. It is a great honor and privilege to serve and represent a community in a multitude of venues as an elected official. The duties of a sitting council person will require an annual commitment for four...

A note about election letters

Aug 1, 2018
The Graphic will continue its practice of not allowing election letters about specific candidates or issues the week before the election to prevent someone from making a claim that can’t be rebutted in the paper before ballots are cast. Since Aug. 9 is the final issue before the Aug. 14 Lake City...

Letter: Voting the people’s will, not personal beliefs

Aug 1, 2018
Letter to the editor: I am John Mead and will not be able to attend the candidate forum on Aug. 2 as I will be out of town for my job. I am running for City Council as I feel I will be able to help make a difference and listen to what the people of Lake City want. At this time I do not have any...

City Council Primary Candidate Forum

Jul 25, 2018
Candidates for city council will have the opportunity to introduce themselves and speak on issues like downtown revitalization, the Highway 61 project and more. Held in the council chambers at City Hall. Broadcast on channel 16. Sponsored by Destination Lake City.

Letter: I’m eager to represent my 5,000+ neighbors

Jul 25, 2018
To the editor: Hi Lake City, I’m Amy Kohrs Alkire. I’m running for City Council and I’d like to introduce myself. I grew up on my parents’ dairy farm in rural Lake City. I graduated from Lincoln High School in 1995. After graduating from college, I taught high school social studies and earned a...

Election letters to the editor due July 30

Jul 25, 2018
With the Aug. 14 primary election approaching, the Graphic reminds readers that the last opportunity to publish a letter about the election will be in the Aug. 2 issue of the Graphic. Letters to the editor about the election must be submitted to us by Monday, July 30, at 5 p.m. for publication in...


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