election 2018

Filing begins for school board, Zumbro Falls elections

Jul 25, 2018
Filing for elected offices in the Lake City School District and the City of Zumbro Falls begins Tuesday, July 31. Terms for three members of the Lake City School Board – Dawn Balow, Mike Ohlhaber, and Becca Weist – expire this year. Seats on the board are at-large. Terms last four years....

Council candidates to share views in person and in print

Jul 25, 2018
Voters in the Aug. 14 Lake City City Council primary election can learn more about the candidates at an Aug. 2 candidate forum and in the Aug. 2 issue of this newspaper. The field of eight candidates for three city council seats will be narrowed to six on Aug. 14. The general election is Nov. 6....

Candidate forum announced ahead of city council primary

Jul 18, 2018
With eight candidates vying for three Lake City City Council seats and a primary election on Aug. 14 to narrow the field to six, Destination Lake City (DLC) has decided to hold a candidate forum at City Hall on Aug. 2. “DLC was concerned that there wasn’t much information out there on the...

Letter: Photo incident shows that political messages deserve skepticism

Jul 18, 2018
To the editor: I support Lori Ann Clark for MN House 21A, and volunteer for her campaign. I believe her ideals and principles reflect the values I want to see in our community. Imagine my shock when a campaign mailing for her opponent, Barb Haley, showed up in my mailbox with my photo on it....

Letter: Running to help Lake City achieve its bright future

Jul 18, 2018
To the editor: I am writing to officially announce my candidacy for city council of Lake City. My wife Ellen, our three-year-old daughter, and I moved to Lake City and have fallen in love with this community. This area has always been meaningful to me as I grew up in nearby Rochester, and often...

Letter: Why run again?

Jul 18, 2018
To the editor: “Why are you running for a city council seat?” Recently I have received many telephone calls and also have met many citizens who are asking me to consider to run for Lake City council. This is a very good question asked of me, and one topic I have pondered over the past two years....

Kelly runs for Goodhue County Sheriff

Jun 27, 2018
Red Wing Police Officer Marty Kelly is running for sheriff in Goodhue County. He has been a police officer with the Red Wing Police Department for 30 years. In that time, he has been a school resource officer, investigator, field training officer, field training supervisor, bike patrol officer,...

Letter: Serving on city council is a big commitment

Jun 20, 2018
To the editor: Another election year is upon us and as demonstrated in past elections, many citizens have filed in seeking the chance in being elected onto the Lake City City Council. This opportunity should not be taken lightly. It is a great honor and privilege to serve and represent a community...

City heads for primary

Jun 14, 2018
Eight candidates filed for three seats on the Lake City City Council. Because there are more than six people seeking the at large seats on the council, a primary election will be held Aug. 14 to narrow the field to six. The general election will be Nov. 6. The council will have at least one new...

Letter: U.S. Reps must listen to all constituents, not just supporters

May 24, 2018
To the editor: The so-called town hall meeting held in Wabasha last Saturday by District 2 Representative Jason Lewis was a farce. Announcement of the meeting was primarily limited to Representative Lewis’ website which mainly reaches his own supporters. In order to be admitted to the meeting,...

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